Curator of Education

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Feb 12, 2021
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description


Curator of Education

Job ID: 223463
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
0120131 - Museum

Job Summary
The Curator of Education designs, develops, implements, and evaluates educational programming related to the exhibits and collections of the Georgia Southern University Museum. The position presents programming to museum visitors, including K-12 and University students and the general public, and trains and supervises graduate and undergraduate student employees and volunteers to ensure the delivery of quality visitor experiences. The Educator reports to the Director of the Museum and serves as a key team member working cooperatively with the Museum staff to ensure smooth daily operations and record keeping. In the absence of the Director, the Educator reports to the Assistant Director.


  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Provide general service and customer service for calls from campus and public about museum programs
  • Work as a team member to offer operational support and assist front-line staff with visitors
  • Research, develop and present educational programming related to the exhibits and collections of the Museum for K-12 and University students and the general public
  • Develop educational programming in alignment with state regulated public school education performance standards and core curriculum for each grade level
  • Work as a team member with the staff to create and provide training for undergraduate and graduate student employees to assist with and present educational programming
  • Develop working relationships with area teachers and educators to ensure Museum programming is relevant and coordinated
  • Develop and maintain evaluation of educational programming
  • Schedule tours, maintain tour group calendar, and coordinate with group leaders ensuring quality experiences
  • Coordinate with Assistant Director to ensure proper business, tour group, and daily operational record keeping, and assist with the hiring, training, and, supervising of student staff
  • Serve on exhibit development teams and collaborate with staff and faculty to develop and fabricate exhibits

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

  • Master's degree in education or related field

Required Experience

  • One or more years of successful teaching experience in a school or museum setting

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience

  • Experience writing lesson plans and conducting research and evaluations

Proposed Salary
$44,400 - $47,476

Required Documents to Attach

  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section on your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and secure sensitive information
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively


  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success


  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational, program management, detail orientation, leadership, and human relations skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service-centered work ethic
  • Exemplary public presentation skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Apply Before Date
February 22, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

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Conditions of Employment

  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment.
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Travel required
  • Workweek occasionally extends beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends (required to work special events, evenings and weekends)
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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