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Curatorial/Museum Assistant (Part Time)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Curatorial/Museum Assistant (Part Time)
Department Tree Ring Laboratory (1204)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Assists in any aspect of curatorial operations as required such as collections processing, performance of security surveillance, preparation of objects for storage, cataloging and conducting research. Other duties as assigned by the curator.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist with processing collections including registering, accessioning, cataloging, packing, unpacking, maintaining inventory and documentation.
  • Assist in setup and assembly of storage areas for collection according to curatorial standards; clean collection and storage area as needed.
  • Prepare various reports regarding collection activities and condition of objects as requested.
  • Conduct research in identification and interpretation of museum collections.
  • Assist in maintaining collections database through data entry and editing.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge and skill in documentation of objects, storage and preparation of archival spaces.
  • Skill in following directions accurately.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Prior experience in the LTRR curation program.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Two years of general museum activities experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Specific knowledge of the following desired: dendrochronological research, LTRR cataloging and accession standards/programs; ICMS cataloging standards; Tellervo.
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 19.6
Job Category Research
Benefits Eligible No
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $12.50 Per Hour
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24113
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 11/06/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Pearce Paul Creasman
Associate Professor & Curator
University of Arizona

Open Date 10/10/2017
Review Start Date 10/16/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
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Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have two years of general museum activities experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience in the LTRR curation program?
    • Yes
    • No

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