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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $58,025.52 to  $86,150.88  PAY GRADE: 35
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: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.823
Announcement Number: 47005
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/10/2024
Close Date: 05/24/2024
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 6 Days 21 Hrs 17 Mins
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 function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action. The Nevada State Museum (NSM) in the Division of Museums and History within the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Curator III of History. The Nevada State Museum's Curator III of History is responsible for providing leadership, vision, access, planning and management for the museum's History Department. The NSM was founded in honor of the History of the State of Nevada. Much of the original collection is historical in nature. The collection includes all historical periods from the pioneer period through the most recent pages of history. The Curator of History oversees the Curator of Textiles and eventually a Collections Manager. History collections are dispersed across three separate facilities which fall under the responsibility of the Curator of History. This position will work closely with the Curator III Registrar of the Museum. This position reports to the NSM Director.
The duties include processing; arrangement; cataloging; description; inventories; preservation; updating and maintaining procedures and policies; managing and maintaining relevant databases; strategic planning; budget management; personnel and volunteer supervision; project fundraising; procuring external funding for research; participation in public programs; assessing user experience and use statistics; and providing information for reports to the Board of Museums and History. In addition to management and planning functions, the position plays an active role in the day-to-day operations of the NSM. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to 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. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

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 three years of professional experience in a museum. This experience must have included direct responsibility for museum collections involving the preparation of exhibit text regarding complex technical information, and/or developing, promoting, executing and evaluating educational programming; OR one year of experience as a Curator II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    Statewide travel is required.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    This position has a 25 % travel requirement.
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.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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