The Greensboro Historical Museum is seeking an energetic, creative, community-minded person to head the section of Education, Interpretation and Visitor Experience. The Curator of Education, Interpretation and Visitor Experience is primarily responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of all interpretive, educational and special event programming of the Greensboro Historical Museum using current learning theory and methodology, technology and museum best practices. The Curator is responsible for supervising all employees, docents and volunteers within the department and effectively managing their hours, duties, responsibilities, and work progress. She/he is responsible for evaluating and improving visitor services and experience of the museum, exhibits and collections, including on-line and outreach community programs. This position requires an exceptionally well organized person with a strong community focus, the ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced museum environment. The employee in this position must possess strong interpersonal skills, and a high level of skill in both verbal and written communication. The ability to work collaboratively with the Museum Board, staff members and the community is essential. The Greensboro Historical Museum is a cooperative partnership between the City of Greensboro, North Carolina, who owns the Historical Museum structure and hires Museum employees and the Greensboro Historical Museum Inc, who owns and controls the Museum collections. This is a full-time salaried position that requires 40 or more hours per week of work, usually Monday through Friday with frequent weekend and evening hours. This job is Exempt and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
- Bachelor’s degree in History, Anthropology, Education, Museum Studies, or related field
- At least three years work experience in a related field.
- Work experience with computer and database management, social media and professional office procedures and protocol (indicate on application)
An Ideal Candidate Would Also Possess (Preferred Qualifications):
- Three years experience working in the education department of a history or anthropology museum.
- Three years of museum experience in a supervisory position.
- Master’s degree in education, museum studies, history or anthropology.
Salary or Pay Rate
How To Apply
Position closes June 9, 2012. Please visit http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=747&key=2437 for more information.
Please note: The assessment process for this position will include a few writing samples in addition to a formal interview process.