Old Governor's Mansion
Time-Limited Appointment Length
Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM. Some nights and weekends.
Work Hours per week
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Primary Purpose of Position
Under the supervision of the Director of Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion and the Sallie Ellis Davis House, the Curator plans and coordinates the museum’s tourism programs, develops and implements educational programming, outreach, and docent programs. The Curator also serves as a curator of Georgia College affiliated sites; assists in providing archival and accession file maintenance; maintains the site’s website and social media pages; conducts historical research; assists the Director in soliciting donations for the museum; develops and coordinates special events; and writes grants to support the museum’s programming and initiatives. In addition, the Curator will all also train and supervise all paid museum interpreters, students, and graduate assistants.
Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Job duties performed for the above function
Develop and implement collections management program and coordinate all docent activities.
Develop and implement K-12 and community internal and external programming.
Coordinate and enhance university affiliated site’s facility use and rental programs.
Assist the Director in the functions of the museum and other duties as assigned.
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Equal Opportunity Statement
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.
Proposed Minimum Experience/Education
Bachelor’s degree in History, Museum Studies, Public History, English, Creative Writing, or Education or similar discipline. 1-3 years’ experience working in a museum environment or similar environment.
Department Required Skills
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.
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Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Master’s degree in History, Museum Studies, Public History, English, Creative Writing, or Education or similar discipline. 1-3 years’ experience working in a museum environment or similar environment.
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