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    This position is located at the National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC), Office of Curatorial Affairs.  The NMAAHC is a national museum for the study and exhibition of African American history and culture.  It acquires, maintains and preserves objects which document social, cultural, political, military, technological and scientific developments in the U.S. related to the African American experience. 

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    The incumbent will serve as Curator of Exhibitions, providing expertise and intellectual leadership to the museum's interpretation of African American history and culture through exhibition development, interpretive products and strategic planning for the museum's temporary, traveling and online exhibition programs.  Duties and responsibilities include:

    • research functions:  initiating, developing and conducting mission-related research projects related to NMAAHC collections and exhibitions;
    • collections functions: participating in the long-term development and maintenance of NMAAHC collections and information pertaining to those collections and resulting exhibitions;
    • exhibition functions: leading the conceptual planning of the museum exhibitions; planning and implementing exhibition programs to maintain and promote scholarly and public interest; and
    • public service functions: consulting and advising colleagues, education institutions, research foundations, other government agencies and the public.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel will be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    13 - Position is at full performance level.

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    1015 Museum Curator

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