January 11, 2013

Open Position—Assistant Curator/Collections Manager

Posted in Employment Opportunities/Call for Entries

Open Position:

Assistant Curator/Collections Manager


The World Chess Hall of Fame (WCHOF) is seeking an Assistant Curator/Collections Manager to support its exhibitions program. The position will have the responsibility of assisting with or independently curating six exhibitions annually as well manage the collection totaling over 3000 objects. The position will report to the Chief Curator and will work closely with the Program Manager, Graphic Designer, Director, and COO. Additionally, the position will interact with borrowers, lenders, insurance representatives, shipping and transport agents, consultants, and independent curators.

The Assistant Curator/Collections Manager is responsible for preparing loan forms, incoming/outgoing receipts, accessioning objects, executing condition reports, coordinating shipping arrangements and other duties associated with mounting temporary exhibitions. The Assistant Curator/Collections Manager is responsible for unpacking, environmental monitoring, developing exhibition timelines, and installing and deinstalling works of art in collaboration with the Director and Chief Curator.

Accepting applications through January 25, 2013. Review of applications will begin immediately. This is a full-time appointment. Salary commensurate with experience. Initial review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The anticipated start date for this position is February 1, 2013.


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