The Curator is responsible for developing and managing museum collections and exhibit programs, as well as assisting the supervisor in administering museum activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.


Acquires museum items, by purchase or acceptance of donations, to develop and ensure collection growth in the museum, archives, and library.

Researches and writes history and descriptions of collection items, to properly illustrate displays, and catalogs items.

Develops and implements a conservation program, to preserve the collections, and monitors the maintenance and storage of exhibits.

Selects and develops museum exhibitions and directs and coordinates exhibit activities.

Analyzes and recommends museum needs to supervisor and participates in policy and procedure development.

Reviews financial information to project needs, prepares budget for supervisor

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