Job posting Curator
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Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny
1s151 Winfield Rd.
Wheaton IL 60189
Closing Date: November 9, 2008
Agency: Wheaton Park District
Posted Date: 10/09/2008
Qualifications: Location: DuPage History Museum, 102 East Wesley, Wheaton, Il 60187
Job Summary: Oversees the management of the museum collection, archival materials and objects, including acquisition, preservation and exhibition of items. Provide leadership, coordination and supervision for historical exhibition and collection of management projects, especially as it relates to preservation issues.
Bachelors degree in museum studies or related field required,
Five years of experience in a senior position overseeing museum operations, collections management, or related field required.
Experience in project management preferred.
Ability to read, comprehend and speak in English.
Must have a valid drivers license.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and the operation of various office equipment.
Must have a valid drivers license with acceptable driving record.
Must pass pre-employment physical and drug testing requirements.
$46,480 - $49,000
Some Saturdays required
Applications/Resumes taken at:
Wheaton Park District
1777 S. Blanchard Street Rd
Wheaton IL 60189
Duties: Essential Duties:
Work with the museum educator and other Wheaton Park District staff to complete, and implement a master plan and restoration plan.
Work with Director of Special Facilities, education supervisor and other staff to recruit and coordinate a public support group.
Assist in securing financial support for preservation efforts and museum services
Effectively use and supervise all available human resources, materials, supplies and equipment.
Assist in hiring, training, supervising and evaluating staff.
Assist in preparing annual budget and project cost estimates concerning the museum.
Develop and prepare reports, plans, and recommendations as assigned.
Supervise and coordinate programs and special events with the educator and volunteers of the museum.
Coordinate research, design, fabrication, installation and upkeep of on-and off- site exhibits, including regular updates of the exhibit schedule.
Identify inventories and maintains records of the museum
Plan and implements collection management.
Address: 102 E Wesley St
City, State Zip: Wheaton, IL 60187
Contact: Diane Hirshberg
Contact Email: dhirshberg@...