Topic ID #38470 - posted 6/29/2017 10:43 AM

Director/Curator Position at Iberville Museum



ElizabethB

JOB OPPORTUNITY

The Iberville Parish Museum, located in Plaquemine, LA, is offering an opportunity to apply your experience and skills as a Museum Director/Curator.  The Museum Director/Curator works directly with the Board of Directors and is responsible for all museum-related activities.  This position provides day to day guidance with regard to exhibits of historical value to Iberville Parish and provides information and knowledge to museum patrons.

 

The essential duties of this position include but are not limited to:

·         Managing a staff member and arranging schedules for coverage during museum hours

·         Developing projects and exhibits that benefit the mission of the museum

·         Identifying and applying for grants to fund projects and exhibits at the museum

·         Working with general public and patrons to provide pertinent information about Iberville Parish

·         Keeping complete and accurate historical records in the museum

·         Providing information in the form of reports as requested by the Board of Directors

·         Working with groups to schedule group tours and customize to the needs of the groups

·         Coordinating maintenance work at museum

 

Education:

·         A professional degree in museum-related studies is preferred but not required. Work history and applicable experience in this field is helpful and will be considered in lieu of a degree.

 

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following essential skills and qualifications:

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Grant writing skills

·         Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite

 

How to Apply:

If you are interested and feel you are qualified, please apply by emailing your resume to IbervilleMuseum@yahoo.com or by mailing it to Iberville Museum, P.O. Box 701, Plaquemine, LA 70765.  Deadline to Apply is August 15, 2017.  Successful candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States and pass a background check.






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