Museum Curator

Company Name: 

Latah County Historical Society

Address: 

327 E. Second Street
Moscow, ID 83843

Contact Name: 

Dulce Kersting-Lark

Phone: 

2088821004

Email: 

dkersting@latah.id.us

Job Description: 

Latah County Historical Society (LCHS), Moscow, Idaho, is seeking qualified applicants to fill its position of Museum Curator. The Museum Curator is jointly employed by LCHS (a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization) and Latah County. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required; an advanced degree, work experience in museums, and a background in museum studies are desirable.

This highly visible position plays a key role in every aspect of our work, which is focused on providing benefit to Latah County’s citizens and communities. The Museum Curator works with other staff, a strong volunteer corps, partner organizations, active committees, and our Board of Directors to develop educational programs that include exhibits, tours, and publications; organizes and coordinates the registration and care of object, library, and archival collections; works cooperatively on membership, fundraising, and community events; and coordinates the preservation and conservation of the McConnell Mansion, a National Register property that serves as a museum and community resource. As LCHS transitions traditional research tools and catalogues to digital formats, prior experience with and/or an eagerness to learn tools such as PastPerfect, Google Arts & Culture, social media channels is essential. (See a complete job description at https://bit.ly/36DuzVv)

This professional, full-time, salaried position is jointly funded by LCHS and Latah County. The total annual salary will begin at $42,000, dependent upon experience.  Benefits include partially-subsidized group medical, dental and vision insurance through Latah County, plus participation in PERSI, the Idaho public employee pension plan. Vacation and sick leave are also provided by Latah County. LCHS provides an employer-funded 403b retirement plan.

Please refer questions to Dulce Kersting-Lark, Executive Director, at dkersting@latah.id.us, or reach her at (208) 882-1004.

To apply, please submit the following items either electronically to dkersting@latah.id.us or by mail to Latah County Historical Society, attn: Dulce Kersting-Lark, 327 E. Second Street, Moscow, ID 83843.

  • Latah County’s Employment Application, found at https://www.latah.id.us/employment/
  • Cover letter and resume
  • Two references (Name, contact information, relation to applicant)

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; first preference will be given to those received by March 8th.