Job Opening Title: Director of Collections, Archives, and Exhibits
Employer Name: 390th Memorial Museum
Job Location: Tucson, Arizona
Application Deadline: open until filled
Salary Range: $54K – $63K
Link to job posting: https://390th.org/news
Years of experience required: 5
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Position Overview:
The Director of Collections, Archives, and Exhibits (abbreviated here as DCAE) is a new position at the Museum and will be integral to assuring that the visual, historic, and educational experience of our visitors is exceptional. The DCAE will lead the Archives and Collections team, with passion and focus, in reaching continually higher standards while providing visitors with progressively more engaging, educational, and experiential exhibits featuring items from the Collections and Library as well as interactive exhibits. The DCAE will utilize the Museum’s Archives and Collections to tell engaging stories about the 390th Bombardment Group. The DCAE will also support the mission of the Museum by ensuring access to historical information for educational purposes that is both accurate and timely. She or he will be responsible for the staff operating the Joseph A. Moller Library and Archives. Orchestrating current staff and volunteers in the digitization and documentation of the entire Archives and Collections is a key goal of this department. The DCAE will play a leading role in the Museum’s efforts to obtain AAM accreditation. The successful candidate will assure that staff and volunteers in this area uphold the highest ethical curatorial standards in developing new exhibits, as well as maintain and protect the Museum’s artifacts.
Application Instructions Provide a persuasive cover letter that describes your experience and personal interest in this position. Include a resume that illustrates your relevant experience to the requirements and activities of the position and how these connect with your passion as a museum professional. Include a photographic portfolio of exhibits you have developed.
Also list at least three professional references along with telephone numbers and email addresses. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Please visit the museum’s website for submission instructions.
The Museum is a non-smoking, drug-free.
Equal Opportunity Employer