Museum Curator - Full-Time
Klamath County Oregon - Klamath Falls, OR

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EMPLOYER: Klamath County JOB TITLE: Museum Curator - Full-TimeJOB NO: 552-418.00 LOCATION: Museums, 1451 Main Street DEPARTMENT: Museums REPORTS TO: Museum Manager ---------------------- OVERVIEW OF THE PO

SITION ----------------------
Oversee organization and preservation of the Klamath County Museums' collections.

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01 Oversees organization and preservation of the county museum system's properties and collections, including the Armory, Baldwin Hotel and Fort Klamath buildings and their contents.
02 Works in cooperation with the registrar to catalog museum artifacts and archives.
03 Participates in staff evaluation of objects offered for donation to the museum, including deliberations of the accessions committee.
04 Assists museum manager/director in the development, implementation, and evaluation of heritage programs, including web-based outreach and school programs; assists in the implementation of museum policies and procedures.
05 Works with the museum manager/director, advisory board, and volunteer staff to further develop revenues to support museum programs.
06 Serves as acting museum manager/director in the absence of the manager/director.
07 Responds to requests from the public regarding research and use of historic photos.
08 Contributes to the design and construction of museum exhibits under direction of museum manager; develop traveling exhibits for use in the community.
09 Coordinate projects involving museum volunteers.
10 Operate light and/or medium equipment used in maintenance; such as power saws, drills, table saws, edgers, welders, floor strippers, sanders, buffers, carpet extractor, lawn mowers, etc.
11 Maintains building security and alarm systems; locks and unlocks facilities and turns lights on and off. Provide daytime and on-call coverage for emergency and security issues.
12 Performs other duties as assigned.

---------------------------- COMPENSATION ----------------------------
STATUS: Non-Exempt CLASS/GROUP: Local 121
PAY TYPE: Hourly Salary/Grade: LH13 $14.09 - $17.83

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The normal work schedule is 8.00 hours per day 5 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standards of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

----------------- OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATES/LICENSES -----------------

01 Oregon Driver's License

----------------- EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL PREPARATION -----------------
Bachelor's degree in Museum Studies or related field of study required, or three years of full-time experience in museum curation with additional experience in building maintenance including knowledge of mechanical repair practices; knowledge of safety precautions in performing duties; skills in the use of a variety of hand and small power tools.