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Curator of Education


Posted: March 21, 2018, 6:14 pm


Curator of Education (2179) Salary: $37,018.00 - $44,422.00 Annually Location: Greensboro History Museum 130 Summit Ave Greensboro, NC Job Type: Active Full-Time Department: Libraries Job Number: 01066 Closing: 4/2/2018 11:59 PM Eastern Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM, with occasional evenings and weekends for special events Primary Duties/Brief Description of Work: Curator of Education The Greensboro History Museum is seeking an energetic, creative, community- minded person to head the department of Education. The Curator of Education is primarily responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of interpretive, educational and special event programming of the Greensboro History Museum using current learning theory and methodology, technology and museum best practices. The Curator is responsible for supervising all employees, docents and volunteers within the education department and effectively managing their hours, duties, responsibilities and work progress. She/he is responsible for evaluating and improving visitor services and experience of the museum, exhibits and collections, including on-line and outreach community programs. This position requires an exceptionally well organized person with a strong community focus able to multi-task and work in a fast paced museum environment. The ability to work collaboratively with museum staff, City of Greensboro staff, board and community is essential. The Greensboro History Museum is a cooperative partnership between the City of Greensboro, North Carolina, who owns the History Museum structure and hires Museum employees and the Greensboro Historical Museum Inc, who owns and controls the Museum collections. This is a full-time salaried position that requires 40 or more hours per week of work, usually Monday through Friday with frequent weekend and evening hours. Curator of Education The Greensboro History Museum is seeking an energetic, creative, community- minded person to head the department of Education. The Curator of Education is primarily responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of interpretive, educational and special event programming of the Greensboro History Museum using current learning theory and methodology, technology and museum best practices. The Curator is responsible for supervising all employees, docents and volunteers within the education department and effectively managing their hours, duties, responsibilities and work progress. She/he is responsible for evaluating and improving visitor services and experience of the museum, exhibits and collections, including on-line and outreach community programs. This position requires an exceptionally well organized person with a strong community focus able to multi-task and work in a fast paced museum environment. The ability to work collaboratively with museum staff, City of Greensboro staff, board and community is essential. The Greensboro History Museum is a cooperative partnership between the City of Greensboro, North Carolina, who owns the History Museum structure and hires Museum employees and the Greensboro Historical Museum Inc, who owns and controls the Museum collections. This is a full-time salaried position that requires 40 or more hours per week of work, usually Monday through Friday with frequent weekend and evening hours. *Final candidates will be asked to provide a portfolio containing samples of written program work. This job is Exempt and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree with 4-6 years of experience working in a museum, public history organization, library or university "Or" Associates Degree with 8-10 years of experience working in a museum, public history organization, library or university. Experience with Microsoft Office suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook etc.) Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in American History. 3+ years of experience in public history at a museum, historical organization or university (experience may include teaching, research or public programming). Social media/community networking experience and skills Public relations and marketing experience Agency: City of Greensboro Address: 300 West Washington Street Greensboro, North Carolina, 27401 For additional information on how to apply: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/greensboronc?page=2