Interpretive Specialist

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Desired salary: $45,000.00
Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Detroit Michigan, United States


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Summary

Collaborates with cross-museum departments to plan for visitor experiences in special exhibitions and permanent galleries. Researches and recommends strategies for object and exhibition interpretation. Develops exhibition big ideas, visitor outcomes, interpretive plans, and content for text panels, audio tours, videos, and other low/high tech engagements.

Education

M.S., HISTORIC PRESERVATION, EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, 2014
Area of Focus: Museum Studies and Heritage Interpretation

B.A., HISTORY AND AMERICAN STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN, 2012
University of New Hampshire summer program, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, UK, 2012

Experience

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS
Interpretive Specialist, 2016–Present
Kress Interpretive Fellow, 2015–2016

 

THE HENRY FORD
Museum Programs Supervisor, 2015–2016
Historical Resources Intern/Volunteer, 2011–2013

Youth and Museum Programs Presenter, 2009–2015

 

HISTORIC FORD ESTATES
Contracted Researcher, October 2014–February 2015
Collections Intern, December 2013–October 2014

YPSILANTI HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Fletcher-White Archives
Graduate Assistant, 2012–2014

Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Collections Management Systems
  • Adobe Suite

Specialties

    editing, project management, Research, Volunteer management, writing

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