Posted on 7/12/2022
Assists the Exhibits Curator with the creation, building, installation and maintenance of the museum’s exhibits at the Akeley Museum and several outreach locations throughout the Tri-Cities.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in history, museum studies, design or a related discipline preferred. Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Good communication abilities including written, verbal and presentation skills. An emphasis will be placed on collaboration, communication and teamwork.
Duties, responsibilities and time allocation percentage
Assisting with exhibit planning, management, development, design, and fabrication: 90%
● Conducts research and works collaboratively to prepare concepts, conceptual and detailed designs to effectively convey and interpret an exhibit’s key messages.
Miscellaneous Duties: 10%
● May be asked to write articles for the museum’s publications which include River Winds and Grand River
Necessary Exhibit Related Skills/Abilities:
● Ability to successfully network with community members and stakeholders
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
● Ability to demonstrate and effectively communicate a comprehensive understanding of the Museum’s mission and value proposition as it relates to our current Strategic Plan.
Please send resume and cover letter to Kate Crosby, Exhibits Curator and Facilities Manager, 200 Washington Avenue, Grand Haven, MI 49417 or email to email@example.com no later than August 12, 2022.