Curator of Collections

Framingham History Center, Framingham, MA

The Framingham History Center is seeking a part-time (20hrs/week) Curator. The Curator will take the lead in completing a collections management plan that currently includes an extensive survey of over 18,000 museum-quality items. This plan will present new guidelines for acquiring, caring for and disposing of objects. The Curator will have overall responsibility for managing the FHC’s collections including all aspects of collections care, processing, interpretation, cataloguing and research. They will be a part of a team that creates annual revolving exhibits as well as updates to the permanent exhibit currently located on three floors of a former Academy building. The Curator will work with the Executive Director on grant submissions to support these exhibitions. In addition to overseeing an active Collections Committee, the Curator will manage interns, collections volunteers, and contribute regularly to the FHC’s e-news, and biannual newsletter. Requirements: Masters degree and at least one year of applicable experience. Knowledge of principles and practices of collections management; Past Perfect experience as well as excellent research, writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills required. Send cover letter, resume, brief writing sample [limit 5 pages], and three professional references to: Annie Murphy, Posted on: 01/29/2016