Vashon Heritage Museum
Application deadline: 2/1/2021
The Vashon Heritage Museum seeks to hire a Guest Curator to guide the planning for the new Permanent Exhibition from its current pre-design phase through production document phase over the next 12 months. This contract position will be responsible for creating a schematic design, design development, production design documentation as well as participation in and presentation at community outreach events and advisory groups in order to implement and install a new Permanent Exhibition in 2022/23.
This position is supported by museum staff including the Executive Director, Development and Events Manager , and the Communications Manager, as well as the seven-member Permanent Exhibition Committee. Significant pre-design work has been completed to define exhibit themes, goals and content areas.
Status: 12-Month Contracted position that is primarily remote work position with no benefits. Total contract amount is $20,000.00 with the potential to extend into the subsequent contract for the implementation phase.
To apply, please submit a cover letter describing your relevant work experience and interest in working at the Vashon Heritage Museum, and send a current resume highlighting your relevant work experience. Learn more here. Applications should be emailed to the Hiring Committee at Admin@VashonHeritage.org No phone calls please.
Deadline to apply February 1, 2021. Interviews can be expected to occur in February with a potential start date of late February/early March.