Curator, New South Associates - Savannah River Site

  • August 17, 2023 9:28 AM
    Message # 13242062

    The curator is responsible for the day-to-day management of the SRS Cold War artifact collection including overseeing a Curation facility; records maintenance, inventory, accessioning and loans of the artifacts; setting program initiatives, identifying collection and conservation policies, working on exhibits and interpretation, and serving as part of a team dedicated to preserving SRS’ Cold War history. The curator is assisted by a part-time curator.

    Duties and Responsibilities Include:

    • Proper object handling, storage, and documentation when working with archives and artifacts.
    • Inventory and database maintenance.
    • Scheduling and assisting with tours.
    • Research and development of exhibits.
    • Supervising interns, as needed.
    • Monitoring Curation Facility environment

    Minimum Job Requirements

    • MA in museum studies or related field preferred but a BA or Certificate in History, Museum Studies or related subject area is warranted.
    • Preferred two years of museum, artifact, or exhibits-related experience in professional environment.
    • Need to be able to perform moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds and standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • The ideal candidate will enjoy working independently, taking initiative and prioritizing tasks. Strong organizational skills, time management, and attention to detail are key.
    • Candidate must have strong interoffice communication skills, and professional demeanor to work with a variety of people, within the SRS community and the public.
    • Candidate must have strong writing skills.
    • Enthusiasm to learn the Savannah River Site History and gain a basic understanding of technical topics.
    • Database knowledge is needed, Re: Discovery experience is preferred.

    To apply, email

    Salary Range: 45,000 - 55,000

Georgia Association of Museums is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
P.O. Box 2133, Marietta, GA 30061

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