Museum Curator - Higher Ed. determines the level of care for the museum's entire collection. Evaluates and catalogs new collections according to department and library procedures. Being a Museum Curator - Higher Ed. maintains the environment and security of the collection storage and facilitates research use of collections. Contacts benefactors and writes grant proposals to increase museum funding. Additionally, Museum Curator - Higher Ed. requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Museum Curator - Higher Ed. manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Museum Curator - Higher Ed. typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.