Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Center for the Study of Religious Life
Supervisory Museum Curator (Religion)
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 21 museums and the National Zoo—shaping the future by preserving heritage, discovering new knowledge, and sharing our resources with the world. The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is a national museum for the study and exhibition of African American history and culture.
The Supervisory Museum Curator oversees NMAAHC's religious life collection and heads the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life (CSAARL).
In this position, you will:
- Develop a research agenda, considering mission and objectives related to African American religion. Coordinate the development and review of collection plans for each scholarly area.
- Prepare for publication scholarly reports of a descriptive and theoretical nature based on own field of work, on study of SI and other collections and on the existing scholarly publications.
- Acquire and process collection items vital to exhibition, research and public services activities. Define and implement plans for development of a preeminent collection related to faith-based objects.
- Host public forums that explore African American faith, history, and contemporary culture, as well as roles and needs of faith leaders, religious organizations and African American communities.
- Supervise Center staff.
Please apply on: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/688538600
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Religious Studies and Theology