Monday, March 17, 2008

Eiteljorg Museum Curatorship

Curator of Native American Art, History, and Culture

The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art seeks a dynamic individual to serve as Curator of Native American Art, History, and Culture. At a minimum, applicants must have a master’s degree in ethnohistory, anthropology, art history or other relevant fields and significant museum experience with substantial engagement with Native peoples and organizations. They must have demonstrable expertise in Native North American art, material culture and history. The person in this position will manage the Native American Department, actively develop and interpret the collection of cultural objects, lead the institution in matters related to NAGPRA, manage work with the Native American Advisory Council and serve as liaison with Native American individuals, communities, and organizations. In leading the department, they will also be an effective team member engaged with all levels of the institution. The successful applicant must be a skilled communicator and active contributor to the field through publications and presentations. The person hired will be in a position to recruit and hire an assistant curator to support their efforts. All resumes and references should be sent to:

Eiteljorg Museum, Attention: HR Manager, 500 West Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 or emailed to or faxed to (317) 275-1430 by April 4, 2008.

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