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Curatorial Assistant [Thomas Jefferson Foundation - Monticello]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 11, 1974 in job announcements |

Applications due July 21, 2014

Curatorial Assistant (Full-Time) [Position #576]. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation seeks a full-time Curatorial Assistant. This entry-level position is responsible for cleaning and maintaining historic interiors and exhibit spaces, assisting with special events and photo shoots, and providing general administrative support to the curatorial department. The regular work schedule for this position is Tuesday through Saturday, 6am – 2pm.

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 440,000 on-site, and more than 2 million unique web visitors. With a vision of global engagement, it operates programs, exhibitions and conferences nationally and internationally.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will have the ability to follow written and oral instructions, work effectively with little supervision, be willing to work a flexible schedule when needed, and is capable of climbing ladders and scaffolds. Must be knowledgeable of standard office procedures and have a high-level proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite. Object handling and care experience is preferred. Candidates are encouraged to visit www.monticello.org to learn more about Monticello, our Curatorial department and current projects. Please send cover letter, resume, Monticello application and salary history to Angela Butler at resumes@monticello.org by close of business Monday, July 21. Please reference position #576 in your email. Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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