Curator

Overview

The Curator will collaborate with the Executive Director in re-defining the permanent and temporary exhibition program and developing a three-year exhibition plan for the Revelstoke Railway Museum

The Curator will collaborate on the research, development, and installation of exhibitions and related programs. 

The Curator will manage the permanent collection, donations and acquisitions well as conduct research, object selection, developing layout, didactics, and overseeing installation of permanent and temporary exhibition projects. 

The Curator will also develop and manage annual museum program, budget and assist with project grants and other related revenue generation activities.


Qualifications

Post-secondary education in Museum Studies or another professional discipline pertinent to the job function, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Five years + experience and knowledge of current practices in collection management.

Five years + experience in the development, production, and installation of exhibitions.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) and a demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public, diverse community stakeholders, staff, and volunteers.

Experience in transportation museums an asset.

Ability to develop and implement policies, plans and strategies surrounding the collection and exhibitions.

Experience in seeking grant funding opportunities and writing grant applications.

Experience in working for museums and art galleries.


Starting salary: $ 50,000 + Benefits


For any information and/or questions, please send all inquiries to Dr. Scott Marsden director.railway@telus.net

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : Development

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