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Job Title:  CURATOR 1

CURATOR 1 - 60004803
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89107

Requisition Id:  15215

CURATOR 1 - Requisition ID: 15215 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson  

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS

Division: DTCA - MUSEUMS AND HISTORY DIVISION 

Business Unit: HR-NEVADA STATE MUSEUM LV 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 31 

Salary Range: $43,785.36 - $64,393.92 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: ADRIAN L FOSTER 

Phone:  702 486-2911 

Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

 

Curators perform a broad range of professional and technical museum work involving, but not limited to, assessment, evaluation, survey, inventory, preservation, research, education and planning for a specific collection and/or program area within a museum.

The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas (NSMLV) in the Division of Museums and History within the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Registrar.  The NSMLV is a public visitor and educational institution that incorporates the functions of a flagship cultural and natural history museum, exhibits and programs venue, research library and archives, academic research, and educational offerings for all ages. The Registrar works in conjunction with the Curator of History and Material Culture, and the Curator of Natural History to help establish, oversee, and implement the NSMLV Collections Management Policy and Procedures including collections plans, recordkeeping, care, storage, accessibility, and use restrictions for all NSMLV collections- Artifacts, Manuscripts, Photography, and Research Library. Oversees the processing and appropriate storage of all three-dimensional collection materials, the security and care of these collections; Manage NSMLV loans; Create and maintain discoverable collections records for the Artifact collections, exhibits, and loans; Directs and trains interns, volunteers, and staff in collections management policies and procedures.

This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week and requires incumbent to work Monday-Friday and some holidays.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-7_0//

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in history, prehistory, natural history, museum studies, education, or closely related field plus one year of technical experience in a museum. This experience must have included collections registration, cataloging, basic archival research and/or developing, promoting, executing and evaluating educational programming; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

 

  • Experience with PastPerfect or a similar collections management software is required.

 

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

 

Special Requirements

  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • This position may require working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

 

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

 


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