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Position Announcement

Savannah River Site Museum

Curator/Director


The Savannah River Site Museum, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is looking for a qualified museum professional to serve as a full-time, curator/director of a newly established small museum in Aiken, SC. The position is for one year, but the Savannah River Site Museum may elect to extend the contract based on available funding, and is contracted through New South Associates, Inc.

Applicants should have a graduate degree or certificate in museum studies/management, with an emphasis on museum administration/management and at least two years of professional experience at a supervisory level. This position will entail the day-to-day operation of the museum, grant writing, exhibit installation, finance management, handling the museum's website and social media, public outreach and tours, and working with an energetic board and docent group. The museum’s board and volunteer staff will work with the applicant to grow the membership, establish educational programming, and schedule board and steering committee meetings as needed. The successful applicant will have a science background and a strong understanding of STEM educational programs. Candidate must be able to climb stairs and lift over 40 lbs. Estimated salary is between $37 and $42k. This is a benefited position that includes paid insurance, personal leave, and paid holidays. If interested, please send a resume with three references and a cover letter by email to Mary Beth Reed, mbreed@newsouthassoc.com. Applications will be accepted through February 28th, 2019 with a starting date in April.

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