The Riley County Historical Museum (RCHM) located in Manhattan, Kansas is seeking to fill the the position of Full-Time Curator of Education and Design.
The RCHM is a County owned and funded institution whose mission is to educate the public on the history of Riley
County and the role of Riley County in our State, Country, and the World.
To administer the collection of the Riley
County Historical Society by collecting, preserving, studying, and displaying
objects, records, and information of historical value.
To stand as a Department of Riley County
Government, advocating and supporting historic preservation in all forms;
promoting an interest in and awareness of our local heritage for the benefit of
The RCHM management team is responsible for the operations and preservation of the Museum building, one state historic site, five additional Society owned historic properties and museums, and a collection of over 85,000 documented items.
Summary: Development of heritage based curriculum for various audiences; development,
fabrication, and installation of exhibits internally, externally, and traveling;
Serve the public through information, tours, community outreach; general care
of building, collections; computer instruction and maintenance.
- Educational and outreach program
planning and delivery
- Interaction with public through
tours, exhibits and educational programs
- Computer Instruction &
- Exhibit Design and Fabrication
- Assist with Collections Management:
- Prepare grant
proposals and museum statistical reports
and write articles, provide presentations, and create educational
visitors, assist library patrons as needed
with clerical duties of the Museum
- Train and
supervise interns and as-needed staff
- Help to
maintain the physical appearance of the Museum to include gallery
the Museum’s Volunteer program
with disaster preparedness/security/emergency plan for the Museum.
Other duties as assigned
degree in Design, History, Museum Studies, Public History or related field
required. Graduate degree in a relevant field preferred.
Starting pay $1,976.86 Bi-Weekly; Benefit Eligible
All applications must be submitted through the Riley County, Kansas Employment portal: https://www.rileycountyks.gov/18/Employment
A full position description can be found here: https://ks-rileycounty.civicplushrms.com/careers/JobDetail.aspx?enc=QPQDKqwXNuJybHyCBjvzp/GRt/qhQmBDlEsHfj/JcZQ130FqAOqWy8UdII4n6/6F
For more information on the Riley County Historical Museum, please visit: https://www.rileycountyks.gov/Historical-Museum