The National WWII Museum is currently seeking a Director of Curatorial Services. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Education and Access, leads the Curatorial Services team and is responsible for the development, curation, management and care of the Museum’s artifact and archival collections including registration, storage, digitization and access, maintenance, and retrieval in accordance with best museum practices.
Primary job responsibilities for this position include supervising the Assistant Director for Curatorial Services, Assistant Director for Digital Collections, Assistant Director for Collections Management, and the Senior Curator and Restoration Manager; overseeing the development and management of the Museum’s collections and implementing and updating processes as necessary; assuring the Museum’s premiere collection of personal accounts and oral history is actively managed to best practice standards; and developing and managing the Curatorial Services Department budget.
The ideal candidate will have a Masters degree in a discipline related to the American Experience of World War II, including history, education, museum management or related field (Masters degree required) and 7-10 years of related experience in collections management. In addition, experience with major collections management systems and demonstrated knowledge of rights, reproductions, and licensing are required. Finally, previous supervisory experience, strong problem solving skills and excellent communication skills are a must.
The National WWII Museum offers a competitive wage and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, long-term disability insurance, 401k and paid vacation and sick leave.
Interested candidates should apply online at www.nationalww2museum.org/employment or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.
- New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, United States
- January 6, 2016
- Director of Curatorial Services
- The National WWII Museum
- Master’s Degree
- 7-10 Years