The Supervisory Museum Curator oversees NMAAHC's religious life collection and heads the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life (CSAARL).
In this position, you will:
- Develop a research agenda, considering mission and objectives related to African American religion. Coordinate the development and review of collection plans for each scholarly area.
- Prepare for publication scholarly reports of a descriptive and theoretical natures based on own field of work, on study of SI and other collections and on the existing scholarly publications.
- Acquire and process collection items vital to exhibition, research and public services activities. Define and implement plans for development of a preeminent collection related to faith-based objects.
- Host public forums that explore African American faith, history, and contemporary culture, as well as roles and needs of faith leaders, religious organizations and African American communities.
- Supervise Center staff.