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Aviation Museum of NH seeks part-time Curator and Education Coordinator

The Aviation Museum of NH is seeking a part-time Curator and Education Coordinator.

3/27/18

This is a Part-time position responsible for overseeing the museum's exhibits, permanent collection, and coordinating school outreach visits, group tours, and training volunteer docents. The Curator and Education Coordinator reports to the Executive Director.


Responsibilities
• Manage the museum's permanent collection, loans, and archives
• Document collection into Past Perfect database
• Develop an exhibition program and schedule by seeking new exhibits, rotating exhibits, and object loans
• Oversee all aspects of exhibition installation and as necessary work with exhibit designers and consultants
• Write wall labels, curatorial text and newsletter articles
• Conduct and schedule K-12 school outreach visits and group tours. Modify outreach curriculum and guided tour content as needed
• Supervise and train volunteer docents for museum tours and school outreach visits. Seek and interview new volunteers
• Work with Executive Director and Grant Writer on seeking grants and funding for exhibit and outreach needs


Desired Candidate Attributes
• Bachelor's Degree in Museum, History, or Education field preferred
• Previous curatorial experience preferred
• Experience working with school groups and developing curriculum preferred
• Strong MS Office application skills: MS Word, Power Point, & Excel
• Experience working with databases (knowledge of Past Perfect and Sumac desirable)
• Strong written and verbal skills
• Must be available some evenings and weekends


Compensation
Part-time. Salaried, nonexempt position. 25 hours per week.
No benefits.

Contact
The Aviation Museum of NH is an equal opportunity employer.
Send resume and letter of interest to: Jessica Pappathan, Executive Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Please respond by April 20, 2018
The Aviation Museum of NH is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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