Limited Term Employment (LTE) Curator

Wisconsin Veterans Museum

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the needs of the Department are met.

Contact: Evan Holzhueter, Human Resources Assistant – Advanced,

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
Making a difference in the lives of Wisconsin veterans.

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is recruiting for a Limited Term Employment (LTE) Curator position to work as part of the team at the award-winning Wisconsin Veterans Museum (WVM), sharing the stories of our state’s military veterans and their history-shaping exploits. The position is headquartered in the heart of Madison, close to the Capitol and State Street.

The State of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for coordinating and developing the WVM traveling and temporary art exhibit program, as well as assisting the Curator of History and Curator of Exhibits with other projects and responsibilities. Duties include creating exhibit designs, selecting items to be exhibited, research on subject matter for exhibits, creating text to go into exhibits, managing housing of exhibit items to care for objects well-being. This position also creates collateral educational and promotional material, graphics, and marketing material in conjunction with subject matter staff at the museum for use by the renting a venue and in the Museum itself for promoting and educating about subject matter. This position reports directly to the Director, Wisconsin Veterans Museum and works as part of a curatorial team.

Salary Information

The pay for this position is $20.00 per hour. This job does not offer employee benefits.

This position is in pay schedule and range 13-04.

This position is not represented by a bargaining unit.

Job Details

This position may work up to 40 hours a week.

LTE jobs are limited to 1039 hours in a 12-month period and do not include employee benefits.

Due to the nature of the positions, WDVA will conduct a criminal background check prior to an offer of employment.

All state employees are required to report their COVID vaccination status, whether they are vaccinated or not, and must provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment.

Per Wisconsin Statute 230.26, Wisconsin residency is required for LTE appointments.


Minimally qualified applicants will have:

  • Knowledge of museum exhibit design and implementation
  • Knowledge of fabrication, framing, artifact mounting, lighting and exhibit environments
  • Excellent oral, written, and communication skills

How To Apply

To be eligible for consideration for a position, complete the online application process. For instructions, refer to the following link: Applying to State Service. You will be required to attach a resume or complete a work history. You do not need to do both. To ease the application process, upload your resume to WiscJobs prior to attaching it.

Periodically, applicant materials will be reviewed, and qualified applicants will be asked to participate in the next step of the hiring process. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted via email or phone. Make certain your contact information is correct and check your messages regularly.

Veterans are encouraged to apply. For information on veterans’ hiring programs that may benefit you, go to the Employment Assistance page on WDVA’s website.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without WDVA sponsorship) at the time of application.

If you have questions regarding an accommodation for the application process, contact Evan Holzhueter, Human Resources Assistant – Advanced,

Deadline to Apply

Applications will be accepted until the needs of the Department are met.

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