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Collections and Exhibitions Manager [Monticello]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on July 19, 1973 in job announcements |
Job ID: 14148054
Position Title: Collections and Exhibitions Manager at Monticello
Company Name: Thomas Jefferson Foundation – Monticello
Job Function: Curator
Entry Level: No
Location(s): Charlottesville, Virginia, 22902, United States
Posted: July 17, 2013
Job Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: Master’s Degree
Min Experience: 5-7 Years
Required Travel: 10-25%

 

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation is the private nonprofit organization that owns and operates Monticello, the home and plantation of Thomas Jefferson, as well as a museum and visitor center, library and academic center, and conference/education center, all to advance its mission of preservation and education.  Monticello annually attracts nearly 450,000 visitors onsite and more than 2 million web visitors. The Foundation seeks to fill the following position:

Collections and Exhibitions Manager (Full-time).  [Position #498]  The Thomas Jefferson Foundation seeks a Collections and Exhibitions Manager to manage and maintain Monticello’s curatorial collections and to oversee the travelling exhibition program.  Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Foundation is the private nonprofit organization that owns and operates Monticello, the home and plantation of Thomas Jefferson, as well as a museum and visitor center, library and academic center, and conference/education center, all to advance its mission of preservation and education.  Monticello annually attracts nearly 450,000 visitors onsite and more than 2 million web visitors.  The successful candidate will oversee, assess, and determine physical care of the collection; oversee storage, movement, packing, and safe shipment of collections to and from Monticello; and facilitate exhibition planning and development.

Qualifications:  Five years collections management or museum registration and exhibition experience required.  Demonstrated knowledge of standard museum practice regarding museum exhibitions and registration.  Graduate level education required; Museum Studies training and degree preferred.

To apply send a cover letter and resume OR application to resumes@monticello.org (preferred), by fax to 434.984.4846, or by mail to Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc., ATTN: Angela Butler, P.O. Box 316, Charlottesville, VA 22902.  To see a complete list of open positions at the Foundation, or to download an application visit our website: http://www.monticello.org/site/about/jobs. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Contact Person: Angela Butler Phone: 434-984-9862
Email Address: resumes@monticello.org Fax: 434-984-4846
Apply URL: http://www.monticello.org/site/about/jobs

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