Curator

  • 14 Feb 2019 9:38 AM
    Message # 7165262

    For information on applying, please visit this url: https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/6450 

    Business Title Curator
    Position Number
    Home Department Historic Museums (OGM, SEDH, Andalusia)
    Employment Type Regular (Continuous)
    Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
    Appointment Staff (12-Month)
    Time Limited? No
    Time-Limited Appointment Length Not Applicable
    Work Schedule

    Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM. Some nights and weekends.

    Work Hours per week 40
    Travel Required? Y
    Primary Function of Organizational Unit

    Museum

    Primary Purpose of Position

    Under the supervision of the Director of Historic Museums, 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.

    Key Functions and Related Job Duties
    Key Function Operations
    Job duties performed for the above function

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

    Key Functions and Related Job Duties
    Key Function Outreach
    Job duties performed for the above function

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

    Key Functions and Related Job Duties
    Key Function Event Planning
    Job duties performed for the above function

    Coordinate and enhance university affiliated site’s facility use and rental programs.

    Key Functions and Related Job Duties
    Key Function Program Support
    Job duties performed for the above function

    Assist the Director in the functions of the museum and other duties as assigned.

    Other Duties and Responsibilities
    Other Duties and Responsibilities
    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.

    Minimum Requirements
    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.

    List any other requirements
    Preferences
    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.

    Posting Detail Information
    Posting Number S0664
    Desired Start Date
    Position End Date (if temporary)
    Open Date 02/14/2019
    Close Date
    Open Until Filled Yes
    Minimum Pay Rate-Annually $36,200.00
    Special Instructions Summary

    Reference Letters

    Reference Letters

    Accept References No
    Minimum Requests
    Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference
    Applicant Special Instructions

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * 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.
      • Yes
      • No

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    3. Curriculum Vitae
    4. Unofficial Transcripts
    5. List of 3 References and Contact Information
    Optional Documents