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Employment Opportunities

The Massillon Museum is currently seeking applications for a part-time Curator of Football Heritage.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume by email to jobs@massillonmuseum.org, and received by February 28, 2018, at 5:00pm. 

Curator of Football Heritage

(part-time, with opportunities for travel and professional development, as well as potential to expand to full-time in near future)

This new position will assist the Massillon Museum with the care of both archival and artifact collections relating to the Paul Brown Museum and Massillon Tiger football history, and will fully integrate with the entirety of the Massillon Museum mission, staff, and programming.  The main focus of the first five months will be assisting with research and implementation of  new exhibitions to debut in the Paul Brown Museum, to help establish the spaces within the new building into which the football collections will move, and to contribute to plans for the grand opening weekend and related events to occur in summer and fall 2018.

The Curator of Football Heritage will be part of the Collections Team, assisting and supporting the duties and objectives relevant to the collections and archives departments, which include acquisitions, facilitating internal and external research, and cataloging.  The position will be responsible for developing exhibitions and overseeing installation of the Paul Brown Museum galleries, as well as managing exhibitions on display.  The individual will work closely with the Archivist to coordinate research volunteers and patrons of The Studer Library, and produce online historic content and virtual galleries.  The Curator of Football Heritage will work closely with the Massillon Tiger Football Booster Club to review donations and exhibition themes, as well as community partnerships related to the Massillon football tradition.  Development of events in support of the Paul Brown Museum will be part of the responsibilities, as well as helping to innovatively promote these events, in collaboration with other Massillon Museum departments.

Bachelor’s Degree is required, along with proof of relevant research and work conducted in the area of sports history.  Knowledge of high school, college, and professional football history is desirable.  A Master’s Degree is preferred.  Two-three years’ of work or volunteer experience in the areas of history, popular culture studies, or museums is required. 

This team member must be detail-oriented, have strong writing and communication skills, be willing to present publicly, have a working knowledge of standard exhibition preparation methods, tools, and equipment; have strong abilities to multi-task, and work effectively in a fast-paced, team environment; and have a strong understanding of Windows, Word, and other Microsoft Office programs.

 To apply, please send a cover letter and resume by email to jobs@massillonmuseum.org, and received by February 28, 2018, at 5:00pm. 

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