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Assistant Museum Curator

The Assistant Museum Curator will assist the senior curator in researching and acquiring artifacts, planning exhibits, organizing events, and coordinating storage.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Trains volunteer docents.
  • Oversees volunteer docents and schedules hours.
  • Maintains records of volunteer hours and services provided.


  • Assists in researching, collecting, and cataloging artifacts for an exhibit.
  • Develops and oversees the exhibition calendar in collaboration with curator.
  • Coordinates and schedules visitor services and museum tours.
  • Presents lectures concerning exhibits.
  • Assists scholars with necessary research.
  • Develops and maintains accurate computer records of specific items in museums collections or those on loan to the museum for specific exhibits.
  • Assists the curator in preparing and monitoring budget.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Ability to conduct lectures that interest museum visitors.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Museum Administration, Fine Arts, Humanities, History, or other areas relating to the museums specialties.
  • At least one year of museum experience highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to physically prepare exhibits, which may include walking, standing, kneeling, or climbing.


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