University of Illinois - Springfield, Sangamon Experience & Center for Lincoln Studies
Director of Engagement & Curator, Sangamon Experience; and Acting Director, Center for Lincoln Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
The Director of Engagement & Curator provides fiscal, personnel, and general oversight of Sangamon Experience, a multifaceted history initiative based on the UIS campus that highlights the Sangamon region of central Illinois, and serves as acting director of the Center for Lincoln Studies, which promotes the study of Abraham Lincoln’s vision, legacy and impact on the modern era through education, outreach and research; provides curatorial direction for Sangamon Experience, designing and implementing both physical and digital exhibits; works with and chairs the Center for Lincoln Studies advisory boards to develop programming and fundraising initiatives.
Link to the UIS Job Board to view the complete position description, application instructions, and information about our Springfield Illinois community.
- Master’s degree in a field related to the nature of this position, including but not limited to, history, museum studies, art history, anthropology, archaeology, public administration or business
- At least five years of curatorial experience
- At least five years of administrative experience
- Experience working with community partners
- Fundraising experience
DEADLINE TO APPLY: December 16, 2019
Starting Salary: $80,000
UIS is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer; persons with disabilities, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
To apply: Link to the UIS Job Board
Questions about the position: Dr. Cecilia Cornell, Associate Vice Chancellor for Graduate Education and search chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||Public History