History Colorado is seeking a dynamic museum professional with significant experience in curation and community centered projects. The Associate Curator of Business and Industry primary responsibilities are to (1) to manage the Business and Industry collection as part of the History Colorado Collection by: defining an optimum collection, assessing the needs of the collection, assess incoming donations, making the final determination regarding additions to the collection and deaccessions, and processing and providing care of the collection and associated documentation; (2) to interpret and make the collection and its intellectual content available to patrons (both internally and externally); (3) to inform or guide other staff regarding the interpretation and use of artifacts in the collection; (4) to assume responsibility for departmental affairs including the supervision of contact staff, volunteers and interns, project management, reports, budgets and budget expenditures, and reviews and participates in division and organizational strategic planning; (5) serve as a primary curatorial contact for History Colorado’s community museums (Fort Garland, Fort Vasquez, Georgetown and Pike's Stockade); and (6) promote the goals and mission of History Colorado through cultivating and sustaining relationships with community groups interested in specific collection holdings, exhibits and/or activities.
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