Western Kentucky University Seeks Luce Foundation Term Assistant Curator for Folk Art

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The Luce Foundation Term Assistant Curator for Folk Art will complete the third and final year of a grant-funded Folk Art Documentation Project that will document and digitize the Kentucky Museum Folk Art Collection. The Term Assistant Curator will use museum collection management software to edit existing and/or create new catalog records; they will supervise the work of a part-time assistant, possibly a WKU graduate student, who is hired to assist with documentation and digitization efforts; they will evaluate the Folk Art Collection for its compliance with the Museum’s Collection Plan; they will make recommendations for possible acquisitions and/or areas to emphasize; and they will support exhibition development, including assisting in the planning of folk-art related exhibits.

Salary:  $20.67/hr

Application Instructions:

The following items must be submitted through this electronic talent management system:  

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

You will receive email confirmation that your submission has been received. The candidate review process will generally begin as materials are received. The expected hire date is on or about January 23, 2023.

For information about the requirements, salary, application instructions, go to the position listing on the WKU employment web site –

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