Job Title: CURATOR 2
Department: DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Division: DTCA - MUSEUMS AND HISTORY DIVISION
Business Unit: HR-LOST CITY MUSEUM
Work Type: PERMANENT
*Pay Grade: GRADE 33
Salary Range: $47,669.04 - $70,428.24
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Recruiter: ADRIAN L FOSTER
Phone: 702 486-2911
Curators perform a broad range of professional and technical museum work involving, but not limited to, assessment, evaluation, survey, inventory, preservation, research, education and planning for a specific collection and/or program area within a museum.
This is a professional position in the Department of Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Division of Museums & History at the Lost City Museum in Overton, Nevada. The Curator of Exhibits position is responsible for: 1-museum education and programming related to exhibition collections, conducting school tours, and leading internship/volunteer projects; 2- management of museum exhibition collections (including registration, processing, preservation, conservation, security and appropriate use of artifacts in museum exhibits); 3- exhibit and gallery management (inspecting, cleaning, and correcting existing exhibit content); 4- exhibit transition management (developing new exhibit content, hands-on materials, design plans for exhibit replacement, etc); 5- graphic design and social media management of Lost City Museum. This position has a variable work week from Sunday to Thursday and is required to work some holidays. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately if interested as the recruitment may close at any time.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-7_0//
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in history, prehistory, natural history, museum studies, education, or closely related field plus two years of professional experience in a museum. This experience must have included experience in exhibit development, and collections registration, and/or developing, promoting, executing and evaluating educational programming; OR one year of experience as a Curator I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Working a Rotating/Flexible Schedule is required.
Working nights, weekends, and holidays required.
Valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Transcripts of college credits are required.
This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.
The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas
Please apply here: CURATOR 2 (nv.gov)