The Museum is seeking a curator/historian to perform research that supports its educational programs, exhibitions, publications, and media outreach; to develop, organize and/or conduct programs for the general public, educators, scholars, and professionals in the intelligence community; to publish articles and educational resources; and to represent the Museum to the public, VIPs, and media. Requires flexible schedule with occasional morning/evening/weekend hours.
Conduct scholarly research that supports Museum programs, exhibitions, media outreach, and staff training;
Respond to public and media inquiries about the Museum’s content, collection, special exhibits and programs;
Assist in creating engaging interpretive programs and written materials for the Museum’s various audiences;
Present lectures and tours relating to the permanent collection and special exhibitions for staff, educators, VIPs, and the media.
Work with Director of Education to update permanent exhibitions and conceptualize and develop temporary exhibits;
Publish articles and materials that educate the general public, educators, and scholars.
Administer the Museum’s blog and podcast programs.
Identify and coordinate with experts in the intelligence community to present programs addressing current issues and scholarship;
Represent the Museum to the media through interviews and articles and to the public via social media;
Assist in overseeing the care, exhibition, acquisition, research, study and interpretation of the collection; develops relationships and cultivates current and potential donors to expand object donations and loans.
Build and expand the Museum’s local, national, and international presence, profile and reputation.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Advanced degree in Modern History, Political Science, or International Relations or related field.
Specialty in intelligence is highly desirable. Global political and/or historical perspectives are especially encouraged. Familiarity with history of science and technology a plus.
Teaching, museum, intelligence community and/or other pertinent experience highly desirable.
For immediate consideration, please email a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and writing sample with Curator/Historian in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, you may fax to 202.393.7797.