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Curator of Collections and Exhibitions [The Sharon Historical Society]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on September 28, 1972 in job announcements |

Curator of Collections and Exhibitions (part-time position)

The Sharon Historical Society (Sharon, CT) is seeking a part-time (15 hours/3 days/week) Curator of Collections and Exhibitions to be responsible for maintaining professional standards in the development, management, intellectual integrity, care of, and access to the museum collection in-house and in the public domain; and for the development, curation, preparation and installation of museum exhibitions that may be presented on-site, off-site and/or on the Internet.

We are seeking an independent, creative, organized and tech-savvy individual who is comfortable working with people and recognizes the important role that small museums play in preserving and sharing the complex stories of a community.

Minimum bachelor’s degree in public history, museum or American studies (or other topic relevant to the SHS mission); Master’s degree preferred. Two years museum experience in history museum or library setting with specific duties relating to collections management, curatorial, exhibits and/or volunteer management preferred. Experience working with databases (Past Perfect), word processing and spreadsheets is required. The qualified candidate must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to prioritize, work independently, and meet deadlines. Weekend availability (one half-day per weekend) a plus.

Click Here for full job description. Interested candidates should mail or e-mail their resume, list of references and cover letter no later than Friday November 16, 2012 to: Sharon Historical Society, P.O. Box 511, Sharon, CT, 06069 or sharonhistoricalsociety@yahoo.com.

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