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Because the Nebraska State Historical Society is a state agency, all regular paid position openings must be posted through the state of Nebraska's personnel system and all applications must be made through the Division of State Personnel, located on the mall level of the State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln. They can be contacted by clicking on the link below, by calling 402-471-2075, or by writing to Division of State Personnel, P.O. Box 94905, Lincoln NE 68509-4905.

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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:

   

Curator II Museum Collections/Educator

 



An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

$20.54 - $30.81 Hourly

 

OPENING DATE: 01/19/2016

 

CLOSING DATE: 2/082016

 

JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME

 

LOCATION: Lincoln

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

Under limited supervision, develops, organizes, manages, and provides education and public programs for the Nebraska History Museum.
 

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Develops and manages educational and public programs for a variety of audiences for the Nebraska State Historical Society statewide. * Manages the educational programming and staff for the Nebraska State Historical Society. * Serves as member of the exhibit development team. * Develops and gives tours of exhibits at the Nebraska History Museum and other historical sites. * Develops diversity education programs and initiatives to meet diversity goals of the agency. * Works with K-12 educators to develop programs for use in Nebraska classrooms. This position will require travel.

Hours: Job requires working alternating weekends (Saturday and Sunday afternoons) with comparable hours flexed off the preceding week to total a 40 hour work week.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in history, education or closely related field such as: museum studies, geography, or anthropology AND two years of experience in museum curatorial work, developing and/or providing educational programs to K-12 students, or providing interpretive tours.

OTHER: Valid driver's license or able to provide independent authorized transportation. and pass a defensive driving course.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: Nebraska history; restoration, preservation and storage techniques; artifact identification; the methods and techniques of historical research and the types and availability of historical resource materials. Ability to: identify the historical significance of furniture, textiles, clothing; communicate effectively orally and in writing; research and answer questions for local historical organizations and interested parties; creatively research and curate exhibits; ensure programs developed meet Nebraska Department of Education standards.

 


 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

                                                          

 

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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:

   

Curator I/Museum Collections/Education Associate

 

 



An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

$19.11

 

OPENING DATE: 01/19/2016

 

CLOSING DATE: 2/082016

 

JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME

 

LOCATION: Lincoln

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, performs work as described below in one or more of the following curatorial areas: museum collections or education. This is professional work in the collecting, authenticating, preserving, maintaining, exhibiting, researching, interpretation, and presentation of historical collections; management and delivery of educational programs on collections of historical significance including historical sites or places.
 

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

* Organizes, manages, and provides education programs and tours at the Nebraska History Museum and/or Nebraska Historical Sites. *Manages coordination and distribution of educational materials, activities, and events such as news-letters, lecture series, and hands-on trunks. * Assists curator managers with the development and implementation of educational and public programs at the Nebraska History Museum and/or Nebraska Historical Sites. * Manages group learning experiences to ensure customer satisfaction and fulfillment of program objectives. * Prepare reports such as: program plans, proposed budgets, activity reports, and attendance records. * Coordinates with other agency staff to complete projects and meet agency goals and objectives.

Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday with rotating weekends (Saturday and Sunday afternoons.)

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in history or related field such as: Education, museum studies, geography, or anthropology AND two years of experience in museum curatorial work, providing educational programming, or providing interpretive tours.

OTHER: Valid driver's license or ability to provide independent authorized transportation and pass a defensive driving course to perform work-related travel.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: Nebraska history; restoration, preservation and storage techniques; artifact identification; the methods and techniques of historical research and the types and availability of historical resource materials. Ability to: identify the historical significance of furniture, textiles, and clothing; communicate effectively; research and answer questions for local historical organizations and interested parties; creatively design exhibits and provide accompanying text. Ability to convey historical information to a variety of audiences; manage or direct large groups and/or tours.

 


 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer


 

                   

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