Curator of Collections Management and Textiles (Registrar)

9 Sep 2021 8:14 AM | Anonymous

[listing expires 10/05/2021]
Organization Name: Greensboro History Museum, Library Department, City of Greensboro
Organization Website: https://greensborohistory.org and https://www.greensboro-nc.gov

Job Number: 02609
Job Type: Active Full-Time

Location: Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401

DESCRIPTION

The City of Greensboro exists to partner with the community to build the desired quality of life for Greensboro. All of our actions are guided by our commitment to and measured by our success in building public trust and the future we and the community desires.

Critical to our success is maintaining a work environment which fosters employee commitment to public service and making a difference in the lives of our residents.

If this sounds like a purpose that you would like to share in, please consider the opportunity below.

Work Schedule: 8:15 am to 5:15 pm; Sunday - Saturday.

Primary Duties/Brief Description of Work:

The Curator of Collections Management evaluates, enriches and preserves the museum’s history collections. This position is responsible for developing and implementing collection policies and procedures through stewardship of the physical collection and management of the legal paperwork and individual object records. The person in this position also curates the costume and textile collection, responsible for the acquisition, research and care of the collection, serving on museum collections and exhibit teams. This position has registrar responsibilities and supports the museum’s mission through the acquisition of objects, collection development and the library mission to provide access to information and collections to our community. Manages collections through registration, documentation, care and storage. Identify and acquire artifacts that further the mission of the Greensboro History Museum, especially those that fill significant gaps or represent people or events from the late 20th and early 21st centuries. This position works closely with other curators, archivists, educators, preparators, conservators, photographers, volunteers, museum donors and patrons on a variety of projects and collections. Must have demonstrated experience in collections management principles, procedures, policies and best practices for object care, record keeping, technology and conservation within a historical museum or cultural setting using a collection management system and database; such as Rediscovery’s Proficio or similar. Demonstrated strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Must have the ability to multitask and meet deadline-driven projects.

This job is Exempt and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree with 4 or more years’ collections management or registration experience at a museum or cultural institution

Proficiency with Microsoft office software programs and imaging programs

2+ years of experience in exhibit logistics and standards

An Ideal Candidate Would Also Possess (Preferred Qualifications):

Master’s Degree in Art History, Fashion, Museum Studies, History, Anthropology or related field

1+ years’ experience with textile collections

2+ years’ experience as registrar/collections manager at an AAM accredited Museum

2+ years’ experience with shipping, packing methods, exhibition budgets, and fine arts insurance

2+ years’ experience using cameras and basic construction tools for storage box fabrication

QUESTIONS

01. What is your highest level of Education? Please select Not Applicable if you do not possess a high school diploma or GED. All Education/Degrees must also be reflected in the Education section of your employment application.

Not Applicable

Some High School Education

High School Diploma / GED

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Masters Degree

Doctorate

Juris Doctorate

02. Do you have collections management or registration experience at a museum or cultural institution?

Yes

No

03. Please choose the appropriate amount of experience you have with collections management or registration experience at a museum or cultural institution. **Experience must also be clearly be stated in the Employment / Work history section of your employment application.** If no experience, indicate "N/A" in the designated area.

No experience

Less than 2 years' experience

2 years' experience, but less than 4 years' experience

4 years' experience, but less than 6 years' experience

6 or more years' experience

04. Briefly describe your experience with collections management or registration experience at a museum or cultural institution. • If you have no experience, please type "NA" or Not Applicable. • Applications with "See Resume" are considered incomplete and will be given no further consideration. Human Resources will not process incomplete answers. • You must also clearly state your experience in the Employment / Work history section of your employment application.

05. Do you have experience with Microsoft Office Software and Imaging programs i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook etc.?

Yes

No

06. Do you have 2+ years' experience in exhibit logistics and standards?

Yes

No

07. Briefly describe your experience in exhibit logistics and standards. • If you have no experience, please type "NA" or Not Applicable. • Applications with "See Resume" are considered incomplete and will be given no further consideration. Human Resources will not process incomplete answers. • You must also clearly state your experience in the Employment / Work history section of your employment application.

08. Do you have a Masters Degree in Art History, Fashion, Museum Studies, History, Anthropology or related field? **Degree must also be reflected in the Education section of your employment application**

Yes

No

09. Do you have 1+ years' experience with textile collections?

Yes

No

10. Briefly describe your experience with textile collections. • If you have no experience, please type "NA" or Not Applicable. • Applications with "See Resume" are considered incomplete and will be given no further consideration. Human Resources will not process incomplete answers. • You must also clearly state your experience in the Employment / Work history section of your employment application.

11. Do you have 2+ years' experience as a registrar/collections manager at an AAM accredited Museum?

Yes

No

12. Briefly describe your experience as a registrar/collections manager at an AAM accredited Museum. • If you have no experience, please type "NA" or Not Applicable. • Applications with "See Resume" are considered incomplete and will be given no further consideration. Human Resources will not process incomplete answers. • You must also clearly state your experience in the Employment / Work history section of your employment application.

13. Do you have 2+ years' experience with shipping, packing methods, exhibition budgets, and fine arts insurance?

Yes

No

14. Briefly describe your experience with shipping, packing methods, exhibition budgets, and fine arts insurance. • If you have no experience, please type "NA" or Not Applicable. • Applications with "See Resume" are considered incomplete and will be given no further consideration. Human Resources will not process incomplete answers. • You must also clearly state your experience in the Employment / Work history section of your employment application.

15. Do you have 2+ years' experience using cameras and basic construction tools for storage box fabrication?

Yes

No

16. Briefly describe your experience using cameras and basic construction tools for storage box fabrication. • If you have no experience, please type "NA" or Not Applicable. • Applications with "See Resume" are considered incomplete and will be given no further consideration. Human Resources will not process incomplete answers. • You must also clearly state your experience in the Employment / Work history section of your employment application.

17. I understand that all Required Competencies, Work history and Credentials and Education must appear on the application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form to receive consideration during the selection process. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application, "See Attached Resume or an Embedded Text Resume" will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

I understand

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If selected for referral and consideration for hire, the City will conduct a

personal background check including criminal convictions and if applicable for the position, a driving history. The results will be reviewed to determine if the information is relevant to performing the duties of the job.

All offers are competitive and commensurate with skills and experience.

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Via email: City.Employment@greensboro-nc.gov

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By telephone at 336-373-2020

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