The Skowhegan History House Museum & Research Center in Skowhegan, Maine, is seeking a part-time, seasonal Curator. As the Museum’s primary staff person, the Curator cares for and manages the collection, provides tours for people of all ages, and assists with research requests. The Curator catalogs the collections, monitors the environmental conditions of the museum, supervises a summer student intern, collaborates with the Board’s Volunteer Coordinator to ensure daily museum coverage, assists with planning exhibits and programs, contributes to the Museum’s newsletter and social media, and reports to the Board of Trustees. The Curator helps to protect and preserve the collection while make it more accessible and resourceful to researchers and the community.
Ideal candidates have prior experience in a museum or historical setting and great enthusiasm for local history. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, comfort interacting with a variety of people, working knowledge of Microsoft Office, PastPerfect or other collections database program a plus.
This seasonal part-time position begins Mid-May and ends in Mid-October. It is 24 hours per week (Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4pm) for approximately 20 weeks. Compensation is $20.00 per hour.
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To apply, email a letter of interest, resume and two letters of reference (as a PDF) by April 17th to: email@example.com or mail to Patricia Horine, Board President, Skowhegan History House Museum, PO Box 832, Skowhegan, ME 04976.