Curator / collection manager
Howick Historical Village, an open-air heritage attraction run by the Howick and Districts Historical Society (Inc.), seeks applications for the position of Curator / Collections Manager.
The position involves caring for the Society’s collections; managing an exhibition schedule; planning and participating in village events; working with volunteers and village staff; and contributing to Village management as a member of its administrative team.
The Curator / Collection Manager is responsible for day to day on-site decision-making involving the village and its collections.
Qualifications and Experience.
3-5 years experience working in a collections management and/ or a curatorial role with a comparable heritage or cultural institution. Experience with databases. A customer-focussed approach. Experience in working as a team-member with other staff, volunteers and the public.
Able to make decisions on the daily running of the village within policies set by the administrative team and the Board.
preventative conservation awareness,
excellent people /communication skills