Reminder – Supervisory Museum Curator (Exhibits Specialist) San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Supervisory Museum Curator (Exhibits Specialist) San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Salary $97,490 – $126,742 per year

The Supervisory Museum Curator (Exhibits Specialist) provides direction and oversight of research, development, and creation of physical and virtual exhibits. The position is responsible for overall professional and technical direction for the museum program, ensuring adherence to NPS and professionally recognized principles and standards, and expressing park themes of maritime history and heritage through immersive and relevant exhibits.

Duties include:

  • Managing a comprehensive exhibit division that includes planning, development, fabrication, and maintenance.
  • Recruiting, training, and supervising a diverse staff.
  • Leading cross-division teams to include collections management, preservation, and programming related to exhibits.
  • Partnering with internal and external partners and communities.

Located in the Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers visitors the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Pacific Coast maritime history. The Park includes one of the largest and most diverse collection of National Historic Landmark ships, a Visitor Center, Maritime Museum, Maritime Research Center, and Aquatic Park Historic District.  Exhibits are located throughout the park including award winning exhibits in the visitor center and on the three-masted, steel-hulled, square-rigged ship Balclutha. The Park has the oldest and largest maritime history collection in the western united states and the largest collection in the National Park Service.


Job applications are accepted through the USA Jobs website. You will be evaluated based on how well you meet the qualifications listed in this vacancy announcement

Open & closing dates

04/04/2022 to 04/26/2022 – The job will close after 50 applications have been received. Which may be sooner than the closing date.

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes—You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

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