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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CURATOR 2 - Curator of Education & Public Programs
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $45,810.72 to  $67,713.84  PAY GRADE: 33
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Department of Tourism & Cultural Affairs
Division: Museums & History
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 07.808
Announcement Number: 33563
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/21/2018
Close Date: 10/02/2018
   Phone: (775)684-0132
   Email: rwoomer@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
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.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This position works within the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Division of Museums and History, Nevada Historical Society and is located in Reno, NV. The Curator of Education and Public Programs will work in conjunction with Nevada Historical Society (NHS) staff, docents, volunteers and community members to manage and develop NHS' education and public programs. Job duties for this position include planning, developing, and managing education programs which encompasses guided tours, school tours and workshops, lecture series, special events, and outreach to schools and community organizations. The Curator 2 is also tasked with supervising, recruiting, and training interns, docents and volunteers. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the publication of the Nevada Historical Society Quarterly and newsletters, working with other curators on exhibit planning and development, preparing marketing materials and advertisements, and assisting in the cultivation of partnerships with other cultural organizations, agencies, community organizations, and businesses for resource development. Working weekends, holidays and some evenings will be required of this position.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (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 two years of professional experience in a museum. This experience must have included experience in exhibit development, and collections registration, and/or developing, promoting, executing and evaluating educational programming; OR one year of experience as a Curator I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    Statewide travel is required.
Additional Position Experience
    Experience teaching and developing teaching curriculum and strategic plans for educational programs is required.
    Experience with providing content and/or organizing scholarly and professional publications is required.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications 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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have experience developing content for museum exhibits? If so, please detail this experience and how it was obtained.
2) Do you have experience with media relations, grant writing; cultivation of members, donors and sponsors; and partnerships with cultural and community organizations, agencies, and businesses? If so, please detail this experience and how it was obtained.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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