Curator of Exhibits
South Dakota State Historical Society Museum
Job ID: 19235
Agency: Department of Education, Historical Society
Salary: $19.70 - $21.67 per hour, depending on experience
Pay Grade: GH
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
This is a full-time, 40 hours weekly, position with the Department of Education. For more information on the Department of Education, please visit https://doe.sd.gov/.
The museum, one of several programs of the South Dakota State Historical Society, a full-service state historical society, located at the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre, moves history forward with the rich heritage and complex history of South Dakota. The museum provides a regular program of exhibits, educational programming, and outreach programs, such as mobile education kits. The museum has a comprehensive collection of over 35,000 artifacts.
Now is a great time to join South Dakota State Historical Society, as it revitalizes its 1989 Cultural Heritage Center! Duties may alter during the revitalization period. After the project completes the position’s focus will return to the following:
The full-time Curator of Exhibits (CE) assists the Museum Director and collaborates with the Curator of Collections and Curator of Interpretation to plan, design, fabricate, and install visitor-oriented museum exhibitions. The CE is the team leader in the exhibit development process, including research, graphic design, creating models, and label writing. The CE works with the team, consultants, or other project partners. Job functions are not limited to:
This position does not have the option to work remotely. Start date is negotiable.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
A Bachelor’s Degree in History or a related field, with Master’s preferred, and three-five years of museum experience. Experience using various forms of technology and social media platforms.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Additional Requirements: Please include a cover letter, resume, and three references with your application.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE
NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.
The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota as an employer will be using E-Verify to complete employment eligibility verification upon hire.
The State of South Dakota offers employer paid health insurance plus eleven paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.
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