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Title:
ASSISTANT MUSEUM CURATOR
Department:
MUSEUMS
Location:
MUSEUMS
Closing Date:
05/30/14
Original Advertised Date:
05/05/14
Job Description:
The City of Portsmouth is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of assistant curator in the history division of the Department of Museums. The individual will work as part of a collections management team for the history division that includes the Lightship Portsmouth and the Naval Shipyard Museum. Work includes collection management, exhibition planning, program development, research, grant writing, training, public lectures and interaction with collectors, donors, scholars and the community.
Education/Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in History, Museum Studies or a related field; minimum of 2 years of museum work in the curatorial field. Master’s Degree preferred. Knowledge of professional museum practices and standards. Must have excellent writing, research and interpersonal skills. Ability to conduct primary source research. Must be computer literate with proficiency in Word/Excel/PastPerfect; or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Special Req: PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY.
Salary:
$ 34,631
Full Time / Part Time:
Full-Time
Job Code / Department #:
27420 / 64010
Apply At:
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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