Job Listing: Curator of Indigenous History and Culture
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation - Williamsburg, VA
Closes - Open until filled
Position Title – Curator of Indigenous History and Culture
Salary - $70,000 - $75,000 annually
Job Type - Full-time
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JYF is seeking a Curator of Indigenous History & Culture to lead the scholarship and interpretation of Indigenous history and culture at the Jamestown Settlement museum and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. This staff person will play a key role during a time of dynamic change at JYF, including the implementation of a new strategic plan that centers diverse voices and works to create cultural equity in our interpretation This new position has responsibilities for research, collections development, NAGRPA compliance, advising on historical content, providing staff training, and disseminating this history to public and professional communities
What are the qualifications for this position?
Knowledge of 17th century Indigenous Virginia and 18th century Indigenous history as it relates to early America • Experience using material culture to interpret Indigenous history and culture • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, research and write articles and interpretive materials • Demonstrated knowledge of best museums practices including but not limited to collections management, exhibitions, acquisitions, and object handling • Ability to cultivate community relations with cultural groups • Experience effectively working in groups involving multiple points of view • Ability to meet multiple deliverables with exceptional attention to detail • Knowledge of provisions for Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act as it relates to museum collections
What are the salary and benefits?
The salary for this position is $70,000-$75,000 annually. Other benefits include:
• State health benefits & flexible spending accounts.
• Paid leave including sick leave, personal leave, annual leave accruals, and 12 holidays.
• Professional development opportunities.
• Retirement savings plans with limited employer match available (VRS).
• Life & Long-Term care insurance.
• Employee Assistance Program.
• Employee discounts for companies including Verizon, Enterprise, Choice Hotels, and many more!
Please submit an application either online at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ or by contacting Human Resources at email@example.com for additional application options. Applicants only will be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. We also consider all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, in a manner consistent with legal requirements. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Curator of Indigenous History & Culture (Full-Time)