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Friday, January 27, 2006

Job posting: Development Coordinator / Curator for the USS Constellation Museum

The USS Constellation Museum, located in Baltimore, Maryland, is pleased to offer, to qualified candidates, the opportunity to apply for the position of Development Coordinator / Curator. The Development Coordinator / Curator for the USS Constellation Museum is a challenging position combining duties usually performed by several individuals in a larger institution. These include, but are not limited to, the responsibilities of a Curator, Registrar, and Museum Historian, as well as exhibit planning and design, exhibit maintenance, grant research, grant writing, general fundraising, and project management,. Creativity and artistic aptitude for exhibit development and interpretation are very important to this position, as is the ability to research and relate to potential donors. The Development Coordinator / Curator must make a strong commitment to preserving the artifacts in our care, enriching the public experience of the Museum, as well as assisting the Museum's Executive Director with the planning and implementation of the institution's fundraising strategy. The ability to speak publicly on the history of the ship, the Museum's restoration efforts, and the need for support is also important. Applicants must have an Masters in Museum Studies or related discipline, and at least 5 years experience in museum operations or related field. Please send resume' and cover letter along with an example of your writing to:

Development Coordinator / Curator Search
USS Constellation Museum
Pier 1, 301 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Alternately, you may e-mail your information to: and put Development Coordinator / Curator Search in the subject line. Complete job description and salary / benefit information available upon request. The USS Constellation Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

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