Curator II (Collections Manager)

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Under the direction of the Site Manager, this position performs museum exhibit services and technical assistance work for the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site of the Texas Historical Commission (THC).  In direct support of the site museum program, this position maintains and cares for all objects that are part of the site’s permanent and temporary museum exhibits.  The Collections Manager is directly responsible for implementing the temporary exhibit program—work involves identifying and researching objects from San Felipe de Austin special collections, identifying and coordinating incoming loans from outside institutions, and confirming that all exhibits throughout the museum building are in stable, clean and safe conditions. Work under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

This position will contribute to planning and evaluation related to overall museum operations including, but not limited to: public programming development and implementation, creation and distribution of online content and social media, retail product development, and budgeting and allocation of limited resources to accomplish site goals. In addition, the collections manager may occasionally serve as the manager-on-duty, responsible for daily operations at the San Felipe de Austin SHS and museum.

18-1600-25 Curator II (SF Collections Manager).pdf

Job Vacancy Notice
Position Title: Collections Manager
Classification Title: Curator II
Job Posting Number: 18-1600-25
Salary: $3,300.00 - $3,600.00 / Monthly
Salary Group/Class#: B18/7468
FLSA: Exempt
Opening Date: 09/28/2017
Closing Date: Until filled
Duration: Regular, Full-time
Hours/Week: 40
Work Location Address: San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site, 220 2nd Street, San Felipe, Texas 77473

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