2 positions at Gaston County Museum (N.C.)


Gaston County Museum, accredited by AAM and located in Dallas, North Carolina, has two collections positions available. The first is our Curator of Collections position:

Requires a Master¢s degree in Museum Studies, Collections Management, Material Culture, Pubic History, Art, Art History or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Must be computer literate with a knowledge of data base management. Must have the ability to work collaboratively and provide team leadership and an understanding of artifact conservation issues and practices.

This position is responsible for all areas of collections management and also for researching, designing, and installing all exhibits. The Curator of Collections supervises one part-time registrar and a varying number of volunteers and interns. It is a full-time, exempt position with full benefits. The pay range is $29,978-$46,471 annually.

Our part-time Registrar position is also available:

Requires a Bachelor¢s degree in History, Museum Studies or related field. A Master¢s degree in a related field is preferred. Formal course work in the area of collections or other museum related experience is desired. Candidate must have a knowledge of computers and have the ability to manage data bases.

This position is allowed up to 29 hours per week and receives partial benefits including prorated holidays and sick time. The rate is $17.71-$27.45 per hour.
PLEASE NOTE: This position is PART TIME and will remain so for the foreseeable future. If you are NOT interested in PART TIME work, please do not bother applying. This was a major problem for us the last time we hired for this position. With both collections positions open we frankly do not have the time to waste on people who are really looking for full time.

If you are interested in either position, please go to: http://www.co.gaston.nc.us/HumanResources/JOBS.htm see the job descriptions and download an application. A Gaston County application must be filled out in order to be considered for either position. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of an application and all applications should be sent directly to the Human Resources Department. Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be forward to the Museum for review.

We would appreciate everyone helping spread the word about these openings. For more information on the Museum, please visit our website at www.gastoncountymuseum.orgPlease feel free to contact me if you have any questions regarding the positions.

Aimee Russell
Curator of Collections
Gaston County Museum

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