Topic ID #37968 - posted 1/24/2017 3:16 AM

Museum Curator - Davidson County, TN



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Job Title:    MUSEUM CURATOR-011817-157497
Opening Date/Time:      Wed. 01/18/17 12:00 AM Central Time
Closing Date/Time:      Tue. 01/24/17 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary:    $3,053.00/Month
Job Type:    Full-Time
Location:    Davidson County, Tennessee
Department:    TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM
 
 
LOCATION OF (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED: TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM, ADMINISTRATION DIVISION, DAVIDSON COUNTY
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and experience equivalent to three years in one or a combination of the following: professional or paraprofessional museum work, including assignments related to historical sites; the maintenance of library collections; or professional experience involved in the instruction or research in art, history, or museum science.
 
Substitution of Education for Experience: Graduate coursework credit received from an accredited college or university in education, museum science, library science, history, art, archaeology, and/or anthropology may substitute for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of two years (e.g., 36 graduate quarter hours in one or a combination of the above listed fields may substitute for one year of the required experience).
 
Substitution of Experience for Education: Five years of experience as a Museum Curatorial Assistant with the State of Tennessee.
 Other Requirements:
Necessary Special Qualifications: 
 
Complete a background clearance application which includes releasing all records involving any criminal history.
A valid motor vehicle operator's license is required. 
Examination Method: Education and Experience,100%, for Preferred Service positions.
 Job Overview:
Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional museum curatorial work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.
 
Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class is responsible for researching subjects for exhibits and for the care of a collection. This class differs from that of Museum Assistant Chief Per Specialty in that an incumbent of the latter supervises incumbents in this class. This class differs from that of Museum Curatorial Assistant in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for assisting curators and is supervised by incumbents in this class.
 Competencies (KSA's):
Competencies:
Creativity
Functional/Technical Competency
Decision Quality
Intellectual Horsepower
Learning on the fly
Perspective
Problem Solving
Written Communications
Integrity and Trust
Patience
Knowledge:
Clerical
Fine Arts
History and Archeology
Geography
Geology
Skills:
Active Learning
Critical Thinking
Speaking
Writing
Complex Problem Solving
Judgment and Decision Making
Time Management
Abilities:
Deductive Reasoning
Inductive Reasoning
Oral Expression
Originality
Problem Sensitivity
Written Expression
Static Strength

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