Job no: 493550
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus, Downtown Pensacola
Categories: Advertising, Arts & Media, Management
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|Position Title (Classification Title):||Coordinator 117010, Coordinator|
|Working Title:||Curator of Exhibits|
|Job Summary:||As Curator of Exhibits, this person will maintain the Museum's exhibit schedule, research topics for future exhibits, work closely with the Exhibit Designer on new exhibits, arrange for and facilitate traveling exhibits, and work with the Registrar to arrange in-coming loans and new donations for exhibit purposes. The main tasks will include topic selection, research, cataloging, selection of artifacts and documents, interpretation, artifact preparation, text and label writing, exhibit design, exhibit A/V content and implementation, installation, de-installation, and maintenance of changing exhibits throughout the Historic Trust site. Collaborates with staff, UWF professors, students, and community members to undertake and complete exhibits, programming, and site interpretation.|
|Department||UWF Historic Trust|
|Minimum Qualifications:||Masters degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience: or a bachelors degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience.|
|Position Qualifications:||Experience in museum interpretative techniques and the communication of historical concepts through exhibits, which include conceptualization, research and development of exhibits interpreting historical topics. Experience with museum practices, exhibition planning and implementation, collections policies, artifact research and documentation, artifact cataloging and identification. Excellent writing abilities, organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple concurrent projects are essential; must be able to work well under pressure to meet deadlines.|
|Preferred Qualifications||Master's degree in Museum Studies or related field plus 4 years of experience directly related to the job functions required. Experience working in an exhibit department, using design software such as Photoshop and InDesign, along with logistics necessary to implement an exhibit from start to finish is desirable.|
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|Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:||This position requires a criminal background screen.|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Work Hours||8:00 -4:30|
|Salary Range||$36,000 - $40,000|
|Closed/Preferred Response Date:||1/06/2020|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu.
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