Position Announcement: Assistant Curator-Collections Manager (Thunderbird Lake Tahoe)


The assistant curator serves as the primary researcher and collections manager for the non-profit Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society a.k.a. Thunderbird Lake Tahoe. Duties include protecting the collections and archives; performing restoration tasks; classifying, researching, documenting, and cataloguing artifacts; writing research papers, reports, and social media posts; maintain a blog; giving in-depth tours of the Thunderbird Lodge historic site to visitors, media, and researchers; creating exhibits; directing paid staff and volunteers in collections management activities; and performing a variety of administrative and collection support tasks.

Technologically proficient individual having excellent oral and written presentation skills. Museum or preservation experience in interpretive programs preferred. Must be physically-fit, able to climb ladders, walk a fair distance each day, and safely carry moderate loads. Non-smoker. Primary work location is Incline Village, Nevada with periodic travel required. 

Year-round, full-time position with benefits. Starting salary range is $35,000 - $42,000/year depending on experience.

To apply, please direct resume or CV and letter of application to Jobs@ThunderbirdTahoe.org 

Additionally, Thunderbird seeks volunteer (unpaid) collections staff and docents for work in Incline Village and Reno, Nevada. Please send inquiries to Volunteers@ThunderbirdTahoe.org.

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