Organization

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Organizational overview of the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History.

Organizational Chart

Director of the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History
Chief Curator’s Office
General Administration Division Cultural Relations & Publicity Division Collections Management Division Exhibitions Division Research & Planning Division Education Division

General Administration Division

  • Oversee all HR matters, including managing organization and staff size as well as hiring, managing/developing working condition job training, handling pension and wage payment for civil servants.
  • Manage state properties and objects
  • Handle legislative and legal matters as well as audits
  • Oversee security and state authorizations/certifications
  • Receive/deliver, regulate, publish, and preserve documents and manage records
  • Maintain and protect Museum building and facilities

Research & Planning Division

  • Draft and implement plans for the Museum's development
  • Formulate, adjust, and evaluate key projects
  • Formulate and implement survey/research plans on Korean modern and contemporary history
  • Survey, research, find and collect documents, and analyze Korean and overseas sources related to Korean modern and contemporary history
  • Organize Korean overseas academic exchanges and conferences on Korean modern and contemporary history
  • Publish and distribute academic and research papers

Collection Management Division

  • Organize archive of sources on Korean modern and contemporary history
  • Collect, acquire, register, and manage artifacts
  • Undertake research and scientific preservation of artifacts
  • Authorize rental, replication, reproduction, imitation, and photographing of Museum collection
  • Oversee matters pertaining to the management and operation of Museum repository/storage
  • Oversee matters pertaining to the treatment of artifact donors
  • Build and run digital archive on modern and contemporary history
  • Oversee matters pertaining to the building and operation of integrated Museum information system
  • Oversee matters pertaining to the management and operation of the Museum library/reference room

Exhibitions Division

  • Formulate and implement major exhibition-related plans
  • Draft and implement plans for short-term, feature, and special exhibits
  • Organize and provide assistance with Korean and overseas displays of artifacts of modern and contemporary Korean history
  • Oversee design-related matters, including the organization and arrangement of exhibition space and designing of promotional materials for exhibitions
  • Develop and manage exhibition contents

Education Division

  • Develop and run Museum's education and experiential learning programs
  • Manage education facilities and equipment
  • Develop and distribute teaching aid and educational materials
  • Plan, manage, and run experiential learning center for children

Cultural Relations & Publicity Division

  • Formulate and implement comprehensive marketing and PR plans for the Museum
  • Produce and distribute PR publications and videos
  • Provide assistance with Korean and overseas media coverage and PR activities
  • Oversee matters pertaining to exhibit information and visitor convenience
  • Oversee matters pertaining to volunteer training and management