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Posted February 17, 2017
Science and Technology Curator Position
South Carolina State Museum
Columbia, South Carolina

The South Carolina State Museum seeks a creative individual with a working knowledge of science and technological history as it relates to South Carolina for the position of Science and Technology Curator.

The S.C. State Museum is a multidisciplinary museum with a collection permanent collection and dedicated galleries that focus on the Art, Culture, Science and Technology and Natural History of our state. The museum’s science and technology collection focuses on scientific and technological instruments made, used or connected to the state from the 18th century through the present ranging from automobiles, telescopes, textile machinery, televisions and radios and more.

For more information about this position and to apply please visit scmuseum.org/about/employment/.

Posted February 14, 2017
Curatorial Assistant/Assistant Curator
Draper Natural History Museum
Cody, Wyoming

The Draper Natural History Museum is seeking a Curatorial Assistant or Assistant Curator. The successful candidate will report to the Willis McDonald, IV Senior Curator of Natural Science and will help advance the Draper Museum’s mission to increase understanding and appreciation for the relationships binding people and nature in Greater Yellowstone and the American West. S(he) will contribute substantively to exhibits development and maintenance, public programming, collections management, and original research/scholarship.

Requirements for the position include a broad knowledge of Greater Yellowstone natural history and ecology, a passion for communicating the product and process of science to the public, strong verbal and written communication skills, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Preference will be given to candidates whose training and interests support current strengths in vertebrate ecology and conservation biology. A Bachelor’s degree is required and Master’s degree preferred for an appointment as Curatorial Assistant, and a Master’s degree with extensive, applicable experience is required and PhD preferred for an appointment as Assistant Curator.

This position provides the exciting opportunity to explore and showcase the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem for a worldwide audience and collaborate with colleagues in a variety of diverse disciplines. The Center offers excellent benefits and competitive salary. Interested candidates should email their letter of interest, CV, 3 letters of reference, and salary history to: Buffalo Bill Center of the West Human Resources Department chriss@centerofthewest.org. For additional information about the Center and a Job Description refer to centerofthewest.org/ and for more information on the Draper Natural History Museum: centerofthewest.org/explore/greater-yellowstone-natural-history/

Posted February 2, 2017
Director of Curatorial Affairs
Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

The Oakland Museum of California is seeking an entrepreneurial and highly effective leader to serve as Director of Curatorial Affairs, a new senior management role within the Center for Experience Development and Collections (CEDC). The Director of Curatorial Affairs will lead and support a team of experienced curatorial staff, working across disciplines to develop and implement gallery and exhibition experiences that engage the diversity of Oakland audiences in conversation and exploration of issues and ideas that matter, while helping OMCA achieve its mission and business goals. This position also will work closely with the Collections Team to establish priorities and plans for collections care, research, documentation and access. Download a complete job description here. Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a resume and letter of interest to mmc@museum-management.com.

Posted January 26, 2017
Exhibits Content Developer
Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati Museum Center seeks an Exhibits Content Developer to create compelling, audience-focused exhibit narratives that balance collections and research with interactives and media to bring content to life. S/he will act as an advocate for the visitor, shaping science exhibition stories and leading the creation and implementation of visitor experience goals. At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role desired.

To learn more about this position and apply, please visit www.cincymuseumgroup.org/.

Posted January 26, 2017
Assistant Exhibits Designer
Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati Museum Center seeks an Assistant Exhibits Designer to design and conceptualize exhibits and exhibits graphics for production. S/he works with exhibit development collaborators to visualize the project’s defined visitor experience and interpretive messaging. The tenant of this position uses and distributes various forms of design media in order to facilitate dialogue, build consensus, and resolve discussions around exhibits planning and construction. At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role desired.

To learn more about this position and apply, please visit www.cincymuseumgroup.org/.