Curator

Company Name: 

National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum

Address: 

PO Box 981
120 W. 9th St.
Leadville, CO 80461

Contact Name: 

Stephen Whittington

Phone: 

7194861229

Email: 

director@mininghalloffame.org

Job Description: 

The Curator is primarily responsible for coordinating the care, interpretation, and presentation of the Museum’s collections. The Curator researches, identifies, develops and facilitates exhibition ideas with both short- and long-term implementation strategies in mind. The Curator advises in the process for acquisition and collection planning to ensure that these activities adhere to the Museum’s mission statement and goals. She/he coordinates acquisitions, loans, traveling exhibits and proper collections care. The Curator often acts as the interface between donors, potential donors, collectors, visiting scholars, etc. involved with the interests of the Museum. She/he must foster and maintain good working relations with the public, network with other museums and professional agencies, and help to develop and implement public programming. The curator must also pursue funding and submit grant proposals to secure sponsorship for curatorial and development projects. Salary $34,000-$40,000 (dependent on level of experience) with benefits. This full-time position requires a Master’s degree. Deadline for receipt of all application materials is 5:00 p.m. MDT July 31, 2018.

Go to www.mininghalloffame.org/page/work-us for full job description and application procedures. EOE.