International Spy Museum, Exhibitions & Programs
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
|Position:||Curator, Museum Education, Other Professional|
INTERNATIONAL SPY MUSEUM HISTORIAN/CURATOR
Location: Washington DC
Closing Date: Open until further notice
The International Spy Museum, the only public museum in the U.S. solely dedicated to the tradecraft, history, and contemporary role of espionage, seeks a dynamic and creative individual to serve as member of the Exhibitions and Programs team. As the Museum's main content specialist, the Historian/Curator performs research on wide ranging topics to support educational programs, exhibitions, publications, and media outreach, and develops, organizes and/or conducts programs for the general public, educators, scholars, and professionals in the intelligence community. Responsibilities include: writing (including educator resources, exhibit labels, blogs, and professional articles); exhibit development; representing the Museum to the public, VIPs, and media; identifying and coordinating with experts in the intelligence community to present programs addressing current issues and scholarship; researching and interpreting the collection and assisting with acquisitions; and, building and expanding the Museum’s local, national, and international reputation.
This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. Individual must enjoy working with the public and public speaking. Requires demonstrated ability to plan and bring to fruition creative, innovative, and thought-provoking programs. Ability to work in a team setting a must. Interest or background in material culture studies a plus. Teaching, museum, intelligence community and/or other pertinent experience highly desirable. Content area Interests: Specialty in intelligence is highly desirable. Global perspectives and familiarity with history of science and technology a plus. Flexible schedule with occasional morning/evening/weekend hours is also required.
To apply: send email with cover letter, CV/resume, writing sample, and salary requirements. List Curator/Historian in the subject line and send to firstname.lastname@example.org fax to 202.393.7797. For information about the for-profit International Spy Museum, please visit: www.spymuseum.org. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F
|Primary Category:||Diplomacy and International Relations
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Government and Public Service
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Political History / Studies
Eastern Europe History / Studies
Russian or Soviet History / Studies