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Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Position: Part-Time Associate Curator of Maritime Collections

Part-Time Associate Curator of Maritime Collections Baltimore, Maryland
Maryland Historical Society
Applications Contact person: Human Resources
Application due date: 11/01/2007
Salary range: Market Rate
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The Maryland Historical Society seeks a part-time Associate Curator of Maritime Collections to be responsible for the maritme-related collections of the Maryland Historical Society (MdHS). This position also supports related exhibit work, educational programs, research and care of the MdHS maritime collections. Required skills: Specific knowledge of maritime history and artifacts, the ability to interpret the maritime collections and to communicate that knowledge in a variety of written and oral formats, knowledge of Maryland history, successful track record of exhibition development and demonstrated understanding the importance of objects in a museum setting, ability to carry out historical research and communicate this research through excellent writing and public speaking skills, knowledge of preservation and conservation practices, applied working knowledge of varied computer software packages including the Microsoft Office suite of applications, demonstrated ability to!
ability to supervise interns and volunteers, multi-task, be organized and flexible, meet deadlines and prioritize job responsibilities.
Successful candidate must have a MA, History, Maritime History, American Studies or related field and a minimum of three years museum experience.
Please send cover letter, resume and three references by November 1, 2007 to: Human Resources, Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore, MD 21201. EOE. No phone calls.

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