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Museum Curator I - Education

Posting Details

Posting Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Requisition 201700108S
Title Museum Curator I - Education
FLSA status Non-Exempt
Hiring Salary

SHSU Salary Table

$2,654 to $3,828 per month

Occupational Category Technical/Para-Professional
Department Museum
Open Until Filled Yes
Educational and Experience Requirement

Bachelor’s degree in History, Art, Art History, Education, Museum Studies, or a related field. At least three years of related education experience. Supervisory experience required. Curriculum development or classroom teaching and/or previous experience as a museum educational coordinator desirable. Excellent oral and communications skills. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Responsible for the development and implementation of Museum educational programs and activities, conducts research in support of programs and exhibits. Works in close cooperation with other professional staff to accomplish Museum planning and development.

Primary Responsibilities

Provides leadership in the development, administration, and evaluation of educational and interpretive programs. Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers and docents. Develops collaborative programming initiatives with other institutions and community based organizations. Uses a variety of media and techniques such as special exhibits, printed training materials, self guides, demonstrations, and classes. Arranges tours, audio visual presentations, lectures, workshops, and special events. Manages traveling trunk program. Prepares press releases. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Manages budgets. Interacts with schools, city and county agencies, libraries, museums, tourism agencies, tour groups, and the general public. Word processor and general computer experience helpful as is familiarity with audio visual equipment and multi media processes. Historic clothing or costumes are a feature of Museum interpretation. Must be able to work a flexible schedule which would include evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.

Full Time Part Time Full Time

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
Optional Documents

Screening Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have any supervisory experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you learn about this position?
    • TWC Work in Texas
    • SHSU Website
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  4. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)