Job Listing

Curator

Amelia Island Museum of History, Amelia Island

The Amelia Island Museum of History is bursting with fascinating stories that are just waiting to be shared with eager visitors and residents. From the Timucua Native American tribe to Spanish and French explorers, from the lawless spirit of pirates to the dignified air of Victorian-era residents, Amelia Island has been home to diverse cultures that have left an exciting heritage.

The Amelia Island Museum of History sees itself as the caretakers and disseminators of that exciting local history, which it shares not only through a wonderful variety of exhibits, but also by providing a multitude of programs throughout the community for all ages. The Museum also protects and shares local history with genealogists, homeowners and authors by providing a modern research facility.

Mission Statement: In bringing alive the past, the Amelia Island Museum of History preserves, protects, and promotes the unique history of Amelia Island and its surrounding area for a diverse community of residents, researchers, and visitors.

AIMH is seeking a Curator to become part of a small dedicated team.

Overall responsibility is for the development, coordination, and evaluation of the Museum’s exhibits and programs.  The Curator also oversees the library and archives, content for docent and tour guide training, and provides budgetary support. Flexibility in this position is crucial and occasional evening and weekend work is required.

Requirements include:

  • Dynamic person w/ B.A. in education, history or related field; M.A. preferred.
  • Familiarity w/ classroom or museum education.
  • Library & archival exp. desired. 
  • Must be motivated, creative, and organized w/ exc. writing, oral comm., and computer skills. 
  • Be able to lift up to 50lbs on occasion

 

Salary starts at $30,000 with a 3 month trial/training period

How to Apply:

Please send resumes via email to Phyllis@ameliamuseum.org (preferred method) or mail to Phyllis Davis, Executive Director, Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 S. 3rd Street, Fernandina Beach, FL  32034.

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