The Sweetwater County Historical Museum is seeking applicants for the position of Curator.
The successful candidate will: perform technical and administrative work in the researching, cataloging and storing of three dimensional artifacts as well as archival and photographic collections; work with the exhibits coordinator in preparing artifacts for exhibit; hire and supervise summer interns; and assist in conducting tours of the museum.
Qualified applicants must possess well-developed historical research skills, supervisory ability and a complete knowledge of professionally-accepted curatorial practices. Also required is a working knowledge of the Nomenclature cataloging system and an ability to operate personal computer equipment. Experience using IO cataloging program a plus. Good interpersonal skills are a must. Requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Museum Science, American History, or related area. Minimum of two years related experience demonstrating proven abilities relating to the curatorial care of museum objects. Other equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
About the Company/Organization
The Sweetwater County Historical Museum is located in the rural, high desert environment of southwestern Wyoming. The staff of 3 professionals and 2 support staff is headquartered in a fully rehabilitated historic building.
How To Apply
Submit completed application form, resume and three references by October 7, 2011 to: Ruth Lauritzen, Director, Sweetwater County Historical Museum, 3 E. Flaming Gorge Way, Green River, Wyoming 82935; (307) 872-6435; email@example.com. For application materials call, write or download from www.sweetwatermuseum.org.
Bi-weekly Saturday work is required.
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