Gallery Research Curator

Job TitleGallery Research Curator
Job Description

The position is responsible for research in a specific field of knowledge and for the management of a small team of assistants and volunteers.

Responsibility for a collection of artifacts or works of art
Acquiring objects or collections of interest to the museum or gallery
Cataloging acquisitions and keeping records
Carrying out background research and writing catalogs.
Displaying objects or collections in a way that makes them accessible and engaging to the general public
Writing materials and articles for the website
Writing articles for internal and external publications
Planning, organizing, interpreting and presenting exhibitions and lectures
Collection, documentation, and management
Collaborating with other museum departments, such as education, fund-raising, marketing and conservation
Writing bids
Handling inquiries from researchers and the public
Dealing with and understanding computer-generated imagery and website software as part of enhancing visitor interaction and experience
Budget planning, forecasting, and reporting
Staff management, recruitment, annual appraisals, and disciplinary matters
Staff training, promotion, and development
Dealing with inquiries from clients and stakeholders
Liaising with voluntary groups, the community, and industry (including schools, local history, and other community groups), as well as grant agencies, to secure sponsorship for events, publications and development projects
Liaising with management boards, governors, trustees and local council, and political groups to secure the future of the museum
Networking with other museum and art gallery professionals and outside agencies.

Required Skills

Any equivalent degree from a recognized institution.

Experience Required1-5 years
No. of Positions1
Joining PeriodImmediate