Job Listing: Curator of General Collections

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Elise H. Wright Curator of General Collections

Status: Full Time
Reports to: Director of Collections/Chief Curator
Job Posting Expires: Until Filled

The Elise H. Wright Curator of General Collections is responsible for the physical care, intellectual control and interpretation of a wide range of material culture from the museum’s permanent collection, including decorative arts, fine arts, industrial history, archeological and ethnographic collections and general collections. The curator is also responsible for the maintenance and interpretation of the 1812 Wickham House, a National Historic Landmark property, and the Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio. This work is conducted in accordance with the museum’s official Collections Management Policy, adhering to the code of ethics advised by the American Alliance of Museums.


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