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Curatorial Assistant [The Buffalo Bill Center of the West]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 4, 1974 in job announcements |

Applications due July 30, 2014

The Plains Indian Museum of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, is seeking candidates for a Curatorial Assistant position for the Plains Indian Museum. This individual will work with the collections, educational programs and ideas connected to the Plains Indian Museum.This individual will participate in the planning, fabrication and maintenance of exhibits. S/he will research the collection and exhibition themes, write panels, labels and other material and develop and present Plains Indian related educational programming.

The Center offers an excellent benefit package and competitive wages.Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references and salary history to: Buffalo Bill Center of the West Human Resource Department, by e-mail to chriss@centerofthewest.org. For a job description and additional information about the center refer to: http://centerofthewest.org/about-us/employment/.

For more information, please call Christine Searles, Human Resources, 307-578-4089.

The closing date on this position is July 30, 2014

Job Requirements
Requirements for the position include strong knowledge of Plains Indian cultures and history, excellent verbal and written communication skills, confident public speaking and the ability to work collaboratively with others. A Bachelor’s degree is required with a preference for a Master’s degree in such disciplines as Art History, Anthropology, Museum Studies, American Indian Studies or a related field The successful candidate will possess strong organization and interpersonal skills and will be able to stand or walk for much of the day and lift at least 20 pounds. Two years of museum work experience or work in an informal educational setting is required. In addition knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and good keyboarding skills are required. Previous exposure to social media and digital outreach are desired.

APPLY FOR THIS JOB
Contact Person: Christine Searles Phone: 307-578-4089
Email Address: chriss@centerofthewest.org

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