Blowing Rock Art and History Museum – Exhibitions and Collections Manager
The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum seeks a qualified professional for the position of Exhibitions and Collections Manager to manage its permanent collection and to oversee changing exhibitions. Responsibilities include:
Scheduling and maintaining exhibition calendars
Overseeing the installation and deinstallation of exhibitions
Working with a team to produce designs for exhibitions
Cataloging and caring for the Museum’s permanent collection
Managing all incoming and outgoing loans and documentation
Implementing and following budgets for exhibitions
Education: Undergraduate degree from a recognized college or university in museum studies with a preferred specialization in collection and exhibition management or arts-related field.
Experience: At least three years’ experience working in a museum or arts-related organization as a collections manager and/or exhibitions manager or a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Demonstrable experience in exhibition design, carpentry, gallery lighting and installation. Must have professional training in proper art handling procedures, packing and shipping methods, conservation policies, collection databases (specifically File Maker Pro) and standard museum practices. Must be computer knowledgeable and have excellent planning and organizational skills, ability to manage time and multiple projects, and be adept at meeting strict deadlines.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please submit RESUME and COVER LETTER to:
The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum
P.O. Box 828
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Deadline: April 11, 2014