Curator Job Description Sample
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Mid Level
Where art starts, but that's only the beginning. We’re the movement for the liberation of creative expression. We believe that art is for everyone, and we're creating the cultural context for how it is created, discovered, and shared.
Founded in August 2000, DeviantArt is the largest online social network for artists and art enthusiasts. We are a platform for emerging and established artists to exhibit, promote, and share their work with an enthusiastic, art-centric community.
We have over 45 million registered members and attract over 50 million unique visitors per month. Our members — known as deviants — upload thousands of pieces of original artworks every day–everything from painting and sculpture to digital art, pixel art, films, and anime.
We’re looking for a passionate Curator who loves all facets of art to assist in our day-to-day curation efforts.
A community savvy curator with impeccable taste, a trained eye, and at least 2 years of experience curating in the online space. You have a thorough understanding of DeviantArt, including our community and history.
You are very familiar with the art community and have strong existing roots in the online art world. You have a proven track record of collecting outstanding art from a wide variety of aesthetics and mediums.
Because of your prior curation experience, you can immediately recognize quality work in any format. You also have a knack for quickly and succinctly describing extraordinary pieces & artists in writing and in conversation.
You are skilled at uncovering emerging tastemakers early-on, and can spot creations with viral potential. You consider yourself a strong communicator and collaborate well with people at all levels of an organization.
Preferably, you are able to work onsite in our office in LA, although working remotely can be discussed if needed.
As a DeviantArt Curator, you will:
Spearhead the daily curation of DeviantArt's front page, finding art, mediums and artists to spotlight deserving creations, creatives, and cultures from around the world.
Curate ongoing special projects by finding perfect examples of art from different styles and mediums as needed.
Collaborate extensively with creative, editorial, community and executive teams to find and highlight the latest & greatest art submitted to DeviantArt.
Lead efforts to maintain the integrity and accuracy of various categorization facets.
Collaborate with various departments to identify & spotlight artists and their work
The curator is responsible for supporting the development, maintenance, and update of permanent exhibits and displays. This includes doing research on themes and stories, becoming knowledgeable on internal collections and exploring external ones, being part of the exhibit design-build process from concepts to installation, and supporting efforts to promote and celebrate heritage associated with the organization.
Supports the planning and implementation of permanent, temporary, and special exhibits.
Supports the development of exhibitions including developing interpretive materials (i.e. gallery introductions, didactic panels, object labels, text panels, etc.).
Identifies and secures loaned artifacts for exhibitions as necessary from other institutions, galleries and private collections.
Coordinates and monitors the loading, unloading, packing, and unpacking of artifacts, memorabilia, and permanent/temporary exhibition objects, and their movement throughout venues; provides internal and external reports on object/collection condition as necessary.
Arranges for appropriate packing and shipping of acquisitions, and dispersal of objects at the end of the exhibition.
Ensures that lender requirements and expectations for special exhibits are met: security, climate, insurance, location, dates for pick-up/return, etc.
Monitors interior environmental conditions in all exhibition and storage areas where permanent collection artifacts and/or loaned artifacts may be held, including temperature and relative humidity and other environmental conditions as necessary.
Ensures the safe handling and movement of collection artifacts and loan artifacts.
Provides support in efforts to obtain historically relevant items from the general public for use in displays and exhibits.
Supports the communication process between the organization and individuals submitting items for donation or loan.
Provides logistical and technical support for the development of oral history.
Researches key individuals to do oral history with.
Supports the interview, transcription, and metadata processes.
Provides support converting artifacts and materials into digital format that will be more likely to stand the test of time.
Supports the creation of digital surrogates to ensure that present physical objects will live to, or beyond, their life expectancy.
Contributes to the development of taxonomy and metadata to improve future access to the collections.
Creates and manages monthly calendar for exhibit inspections and maintenance. Creates and manages annual calendar for new/changing exhibitions.
Supports the management of annual budgets for Curation.
Supports Curation interns, consultants and contract workers.
Works with Tour staff to provide programs, training and other educational needs as required.
Works with Social Media, Web, and App Teams to provide content and information as required.
Supplemental Job Functions:
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Bachelor's degree in a related discipline and 1-2 years of related work experience.
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work
Possess the highest integrity and ethical standards
Possesses excellent knowledge of current museum standards and best practices.
Understands and respects cultural sensitivities, legal constraints, and financial limitations.
Reviews and contributes to collections management policies.
Demonstrates a professional demeanor, initiative, confidence, creativity, the ability to prioritize in a dynamic environment, and commitment to continuous improvement.
Possesses excellent written and oral communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills.
Able to work independently and complete tasks and projects with minimal guidance/oversight; possesses strong project management skills.
Demonstrates good judgment, analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving abilities.
Accepts accountability for timely results and attention to detail.
Is comfortable dealing with a mix of mentally challenging work and fundamental clerical work.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Master's degree in a discipline directly related to the work and 2-5 years of experience preferred.
Exposure to temperatures of 60 degrees on a frequent basis.
Occasional exposure to damp, dusty, and dirty areas.
Able to physically handle collection items and boxes, including the ability to lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.
Able to do a significant amount of walking daily
Ability to sit, stand, bend, reach and flex for extended periods of time
The position will require occasional travel, including but not limited to trips to attend conferences and training, and evaluating other facilities and their best practices.
Flexibility to accommodate evenings and weekends hours will be beneficial.
Clinical Variant Curator
The Clinical Variant Curator is an independent role in the interpretation of results for clinical DNA specimens for diagnosing genetic disease, using manual and automated methods in a team environment, and following established policies and procedures, in a professional manner. Additionally, aides the laboratory director during the test development and validation of clinical testing pipelines. The curator cultivates excellent working relationships with Research and Development, Process Development and Operations, Genetic Counseling, LIMS support engineering and the biostatistics and bioinformatics teams.
Efficiently reviews data (ABI, NGS, MLPA, etc.) and approves results according to standard procedures.
Efficiently evaluates and provides assessment of pathogenicity for detected DNA sequence variants and/or DNA Copy Number Variations (CNV).
Assists in the development of procedures for classifying genetic variation according to ACMG/AMP guidelines, curation in internal databases, submission to ClinVar, and for publication.
May assist in the instruction of trainees in the Natera CLS training program and/or other duties as assigned.
This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and has access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job.
Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire.
Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements.
Employee must pass post offer criminal background check.
Masters in a Life Science such as Molecular Biology/Genetics/Bioinformatics/Biochemistry or equivalent; PhD preferred.
A minimum of 3 years of ABI, NGS, MLPA data interpretation experience.
Clinical laboratory experience in human genetics required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
A strong background in Human Genetics is essential.
In-depth understanding of the biology, molecular mechanisms and functional studies of human genetic disease genes is necessary.
Ability to critically read, understand, and interpret data from scientific publications on a daily basis is required.
Cross-disciplinary and strong analytical skills as well as broad experience using computational methods, databases, software and hardware.
Familiarity with NCBI and other germline databases, Sanger Sequencing and Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is strongly preferred
Technical skills include a knowledge of elementary statistics, interpretation of graphs and quick grasp of scientific data.
Ability to perform a "paper chase" through the scientific literature to understand the significance of a particular human variant.
Ability to provide succinct written and verbal summaries of medical and scientific literature.
Computer literacy required.
Ability to interact favorably with large cross-functional teams and get along with and prosper working in a diverse group of people is required.
Ability to read, interpret and summarize human molecular genetics scientific literature.
Knowledge of laboratory operations is beneficial.
Effective verbal and written communication abilities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Duties are performed mainly in an office adjacent to a laboratory setting.
Long duration of keyboard and screen use is expected.
Duties may require working on weekends and/or after hours.
Occasional travel is expected (less than 5% of the time).
Driven by the passion for elevating the science and utility of genetic testing, Natera is committed to helping families identify and manage genetic diseases. Natera is a rapidly-growing diagnostics company with proprietary bioinformatics and molecular technology for analyzing DNA. Our complex technology has been proven clinically and commercially in the prenatal testing space and we are actively researching its applications in the liquid biopsy space for developing products with oncology applications.
The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you'll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you'll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.
WHAT WE OFFER
Competitive Benefits. Healthy catered lunches, Premium snacks and beverages, Onsite gym with cardio and weight-training equipment, Game room with satellite TV, Onsite dry cleaning and alteration service with pick-up and delivery, Employee-organized sport leagues, Happy hours and BBQs, Generous Employee Referral program.
For more information, visit www.natera.com.
Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
1.Develop vision and plans for the ECC art exhibition programs through building collaborative trusting relationships with ECC faculty, administration, staff and the community.
2.Curate, select, schedule and install exhibitions.
3.Develop and coordinate professional artist residency activities that promote student/artist engagement.
4.Provide operational support for gallery programs.
5.Manage, display and preserve the college's permanent art collection.
6.Act as a guest teacher in art appreciation, art history, studio art, design and other classes to supplement the needs of ECC's credit classes.
7.Prepare and execute gallery presentations, tours, workshops and educational sessions.
8.Acquire art for the Colleges' collections; install and rotate permanent art collection in public spaces and grounds.
9.Develop curricular and programmatic complements to exhibitions (receptions, lectures, etc.) by exhibiting artists, critics and art historians. Prepare and conduct gallery presentations relating to current exhibits for students and public.
10.Prepare and administer the College's art exhibition budget.
Essential Responsibilities Continued:
1.Perform other job-related duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.
Does Not Supervise
Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Position requires close visual acuity to perform activities (i.e. preparing/analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer monitor; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines; using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes).
Typical office or administrative conditions (i.e. not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions).
Outdoor weather conditions.
Vibration. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
Hazards. (Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to radiation, or exposure to chemicals).
Fumes or airborne particles (Includes fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation).
1.Master in Fine Arts ? Art or related degree
2.Minimum three years' professional experience curating and installing exhibits, which includes packing, unpacking and the correct handing of artwork. Or equivalent professional experience.
3.Experience teaching Art Appreciation, studio art or other art courses.
4.Extensive knowledge of art history, contemporary art, and art trends.
5.A working knowledge of art installation techniques and archive maintenance.
6.Highly refined aesthetic and interpretive abilities.
7.Experience in the creation and management of budgets.
8.Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpretive abilities.
9.Experience in the role of Chairperson of committees, with effective and collaborative leadership skills.
10.Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
11.Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, desktop publishing and presentation software.
12.Flexibility to adapt to all situations and work varied hours including days/evenings/weekends/holidays as needed to support the gallery schedule.
1.Experience in writing grant proposals.
2.Proficient in the use of social media platforms.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Elgin Community College Support Staff of Elgin Community College Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 8/27/2018 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.
This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis.
The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions document for information related to the ECC Hiring Process and Applicant Tracking System.
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Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Statement
Curator Of Education
First review of Applications: November 15, 2018
This position oversees the education and events program at the White River Valley Museum (Museum) and the Mary Olson Farm (Farm). The position functions within the administration of the Museum, reporting to the Museum Director.
Recruits, trains, and oversees a corps of volunteers and hourly staff who provide field trip activities, education programs, and events at the Museum and Farm.
Plans, organizes, and oversees special educational and fundraising events held at the Museum and Farm.
Oversees the development of education programs supporting the Museum's and Farm's mission that include lectures, day camps, historic demonstrations, publications, exhibits, etc.
Oversees the Museum's social media outlets, website, digital newsletters, and e-blasts.
Works closely with local schools and other community organizations to develop and maintain a harmonious work relationship.
Represents the City and Museum at public meetings, with the Auburn School Board, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, service clubs, etc.
Markets educational programs and events to the media, general public, and local public and private schools.
Assists the Museum Director with the department's education budget.
May supervise non-benefitted and/or volunteer personnel.
Uses Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook as well as content management systems.
Safely uses common hand tools in setting up education programs or event sites and ensures proper care of artifacts used in any such programs.
Operates a variety of office machinery including, but not limited to, computers, copiers, and facsimile machine.
Regular, reliable, and punctual attendance; must be able to work during the hours required to satisfactorily perform the duties of this position.
Works effectively under pressure and with frequent interruptions.
Completes work and projects in a thorough and timely manner.
Understands and follows directions from supervisors, posted work rules, and procedures.
Works courteously and effectively with public officials, citizens, contractors, vendors, developers, supervisor, and other employees, both in person and over the telephone; assisting them with a wide variety of information pertaining to City and department.
Operates a motor vehicle requiring a standard driver's license.
Shows initiative in performing job functions.
Performs related work as required.
= Primary function.
Bachelor's degree in education, museum studies, environmental education, history, or closely related field is required. Master's degree desired. Two (2) years of professional experience providing museum education programs, environmental education, or living history is required. Proven ability to design and deliver interactive, grade-appropriate educational activities for children.
Possess and retain a valid state driver's license without impending loss at the time of appointment.
The majority of work is conducted indoors in a clean, climate-controlled setting. Some outdoor work may be required and may be conducted in inclement weather. While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear; frequently required to work and use hands to finger, feel, and/or handle writing utensils, computers and office supplies. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, and/or crawl; occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Some driving may be required. The employee is required to maintain confidentiality of information within the department. The employee may be required to deal with disgruntled individuals requiring the use of conflict management skills. The employee is required to maintain professional composure, tact, patience, and courtesy at all times.
Under the general direction of the Museum Director, the employee works within the guidelines of established policy. The employee will exercise some independent judgment and decision making to develop and implement programs and projects. Unusual problems or special requirements are referred to the Museum Director for resolution. Performance is reviewed through observation of activities and results, periodic discussion, and formal review.
Senior Corporate Experience Curator
PTC's Corporate Experience Center (CXC) welcomes hundreds of innovators each year to share knowledge with company executives and product experts, and experience hands-on, immersive technical showcases and interactive experiences. These experiences are designed to inspire, guide, and recommend how innovative companies will transform their own products and businesses, empowering them to become the next disruptive force in their own industry.
In this role, you will be at the leading edge of technology innovation and business transformation. You will be part of the Corporate Experience team responsible for designing, developing, implementing and delivering IoT and AR exhibits, experiences and stories that showcase PTC technology. You will curate the portfolio of exhibits and content in the Corporate Experience Center that makes industrial innovation real for all visitors; meet with industry leaders to lead them through a world powered by IoT and AR; facilitate great events that contribute to the company's key business development initiatives; and elevate marketing's ability to tell, and show, the PTC story.
This is an individual contributor role with mentoring responsibility. This person works on, and leads multiple projects and provides solutions to complex problems.
Scientific Data Curator 3
Job code: 4183
The Department of Biomedical Data Science (DBDS) at Stanford University is looking for an experienced Scientific Data Curator 3 to plan, develop, and implement the creation and advancement of web-based databases used to solve formal and practical problems arising from the management and analysis of scientific and clinical data. ClinGen, the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen, www.clinicalgenome.org) is a project of national importance and is dedicated to building an authoritative central resource that defines the clinical relevance of genes and variants for use in precision medicine. Our team at Stanford has been tasked by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build the informatics infrastructure for this project. The work has high visibility and massive real-world impact on patient care through the expansion of cutting-edge software technologies.
This individual will be responsible for working with other curation and software engineering staff in the specification, design, and implementation of tools that integrate, search, and display scientific and clinical data. In addition, this individual must become expert in the specialized tools that are required for data collection, analysis, and visualization. The successful candidate will define and maintain processes that evaluate and verify the accuracy of these data. Therefore, the successful candidate should understand experimental methods, data analysis methods and inferences that can be applied to both single-gene experimentation and high-throughput analyses. Familiarity with the use of controlled vocabularies and ontologies to describe biological concepts is a plus.
Knowledge of variant detection, molecular mechanisms of disease, functional assays and computational analysis is needed in order to successfully define the use of these data. An understanding of bioinformatics analysis to identify variants within genomic datasets, and variant effect prediction algorithms is desirable. An advanced education in biology or medicine is required to facilitate the assessment of experimental details and to successfully evaluate quality control of novel experimental data. The successful candidate must apply judgment and evaluate the experiment data, not as a peer-reviewer, but to determine if the results reported are appropriate for the database.
The successful candidate must be able to learn and work independently, yet collaborate effectively with co-workers. Previous experience working in an academic environment is a plus. In addition, this individual will be responsible for describing and designing educational material for the project's users. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential in order to (1) interact effectively with members of the scientific community, (2) facilitate the acquisition and description of scientific data, (3) effectively provide documentation and specifications to coworkers during tool development, and (4) contribute to publications. The successful candidate will work at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Compliance with and support of University and government health & safety regulations & policies is required.
Define novel computational approaches and analytical tools as required by research goals.
Participate in collaborations with other labs.
Work with users to answer questions about the contents of the database and provide assistance for submission of information.
Participate in presentations and demonstrations of the database at conferences or other institutions.
Create a variety of reports and user demonstration; collaborate with the users in the discovery of new knowledge.
Collect and analyze information from peer-reviewed scientific journals and through direct submissions; abstract data into the required format, and verify them for accuracy.
Supervise or guide staff, as needed; schedule and assign workload; set appropriate deadlines; review work for quality and timeliness.
- Other duties may also be assigned
Experience working within a software development environment.
Familiarity with controlled vocabularies and ontologies.
Technical expertise in genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics, or clinical research.
Some proficiency in using genome databases, protein databases, clinical resources (e.g. ClinVar), and variation databases.
Experience with modern genomics and proteomics experiments and their data types.
Experience with both independent and collaborative work environments
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Doctor of Medicine, Pharmacy, or Doctor of Philosophy in scientific field and three years of relevant experience, or combination of relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Strong analytical skills.
Demonstrated experience with relational databases, data integration, and statistics.
Strong written and oral English communication skills.
Computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Ability to understand scientific literature, experimental procedures and their limitations, and current needs of the research community.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
- Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping. Occasionally stand, walk, and write by hand, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business needs
Occasional local travel may be required.
Some work may be performed in a laboratory setting.
This position will be filled using the Minimum Qualifications Option 2 (Museum option)
LOCATION & POSITION INFORMATION:
This position is located at the State Museum in New Orleans, LA. The mission of the Office of State Museum is to collect, preserve and present, as an educational resource, objects of art, artifacts and the like that reflect the history, art and culture of Louisiana for citizens of and visitors to the State of Louisiana.
The Curator 3 (Assistant Registrar) of the Louisiana State Museum performs professional work in the Collections Department, which includes managing image requests, performing inventories and registration duties.
IMAGE REQUEST SERVICES
Coordinates and processes all incoming requests for images of the Museum's collection. This includes, but is not limited to, requests for research, publication and private use. Responsible for maintaining records of requests, payments and services rendered. Responsible for the security and appropriate handling of objects when moved for imaging.
Works with the registrar to catalogue and number new acquisitions. Assist with inputting data into the Museum's collection data system (TMS). Works with registrar and collections curators to process appropriate catalogue worksheets and to track locations of objects.
PUBLIC/PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICES
Conducts research on the Museum's collections in response to public information requests and staff inquiries. Assists Museum staff int he creation of object and/or image packages for exhibition and marketing purposes.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
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Eligible for consideration
- You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review
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Referred to hiring manager for review
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- The agency has decided not to fill the position.
The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at www.jobs.la.gov).
Please submit a copy of all applicable college transcript(s) to your application. This may be done by way of an attachment to your online application and/or by fax/mail by the closing date of this posting.
Applicants using a college degree and/or college hours as a basis to qualify for the position must attach a copy of the applicable transcript by the closing date of this posting.
Applicants using an international degree as a basis to qualify for the position must attach an equivalency evaluation statement by the closing date of this posting.
While we would encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from consideration including, but not limited, to:
Failure to submit a college transcript when using college credit as a basis to qualify for the position by the closing of this announcement;
Failure to submit an equivalency evaluation statement for an international degree by the closing of this announcement;
Submission of a resume and/or SF-10 application in lieu of the online application;
Failure to fully complete the education and work experience sections of the application;
For further information about this vacancy, contact:
Alyson Bauer, HR Analyst
Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
PO Box 94361
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361
The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism are participants in the E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility purposes.
Any of the following will qualify (see note below regarding options):
1.Historic Site Option: A baccalaureate degree in American history, American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art history, geology, cultural geography, museology, history, or historical geography followed by two years of professional level experience in these fields.
A master's degree in any qualifying field will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in any qualifying field will substitute for all of the required experience.
2.Museum Option: A baccalaureate degree in American history, American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art history, cultural geography, historic preservation, history, historical geography, museum studies, museology, or fine arts followed by two years of professional level museum curatorial experience.
A master's degree in a qualifying field will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in any qualifying field except museum science or museology will substitute for all of the required experience.
3.Preservation Area Option: A baccalaureate degree in forestry, wildlife or natural resource management, botany, biology, or ecology followed by two years of professional level experience in any of these fields.
A master's degree in any qualifying field will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in any qualifying field will substitute for all of the required experience.
4.Historic Preservation Option: A baccalaureate degree in American history, American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art history, geology, cultural geography, museology, history, or historical geography followed by two years of professional level experience in any of these fields.
A master's degree in any qualifying field will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in any qualifying field will substitute for all of the required experience.
All positions are of the Historic Site, Preservation Area, Historic Preservation or Museum type.
The minimum qualification option used to fill a vacancy is based upon the duties of the particular position and will be specified in the vacancy announcement when posted.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To perform or supervise all curatorial activities within the specific major collections or program areas such as Decorative Arts, Costumes and Textiles, Paintings and Graphics, etc. in the State Museum or Historic Sites or preservation areas.
Level of Work:
Broad from Museum Division Director, Museum Curatorial Services Director, Parks District Manager, Historic Site or Recreation Area Manager, Historic Preservation Director, Architectural Historian Manager, or other higher ranking agency administrator.
Lead worker over Curator 1 and 2.
Location of Work:
Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism; Office of State Parks, Office of State Museum, or Office of Cultural Development, Division of Historic Preservation.
Differs from Curator 2 by responsibility for a major museum collection or program or commemorative area and/or lead worker responsibilities.
Differs from Museum Division Director or higher level administrative officials by lack of direct line supervisory tasks.
Examples of Work
Catalogues museum collections.
Inspects collections for signs of deterioration and recommends and directs the repairs of items as needed.
Performs historical research and prepares reports, articles, and lectures.
Plans or assists in the planning, arranging, and installation of exhibits.
Directs and assists in packing and unpacking of accession materials.
Prepares appropriate research guides.
Identifies, evaluates, and recommends material for accession and/or deaccession. Arranges for, receives, and acknowledges receipt of accessions to museum and recommends acceptance or rejection on the basis of value to the collection.
Maintains or directs the maintenance of storage facilities.
Corresponds and/or interacts with interested individuals regarding museum collections or activities.
Develops museum exhibitions.
May supervise lower ranking curators or support staff.
Coordinates and plans tours of the museum.
Associate Curator Of Education
1.Initiates, plans and organizes exhibitions of the collection. 2. Determines the organization and housing of a collection. 3. Determines conservation priorities. 4. Recommends acquisitions for the collection and evaluates aesthetic and historical interest, prevailing market conditions and their significance in relation to the strengths and weaknesses of the collection. 5. Initiates the scholarly cataloging of objects in the collection. 6. Determines and recommends which objects can be loaned. 7. Writes publications on the collection and catalogues for exhibitions. 8. Plans and teaches courses in the appropriate discipline. 9. Fundraises and drafts grant proposals for the collection. 10. May supervise staff of exempt and non-exempt employees. 11. Prepares gallery talks, classes and public lectures. Represent the University to the outside community to promote the collection and solicit gifts. 12. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Master's Degree in Art History and four years of curatorial experience or an equivalent education and experience.
Background Check Requirements
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.
The Associate Curator of Education for School and Community Outreach reports to the Senior Curator of Education. S/he designs and implements innovative gallery programs for K-12 school audiences, particularly those from New Haven, and, prepares and executes community outreach programs.
S/he fosters public engagement with the collection and special exhibitions by also expanding art programs for all public audiences. S/he uses the practice of art to encourage and prepare docents, teachers, and volunteers to teach from the collection and to engage a range of audiences of a variety of backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles. S/he actively contributes to and advocates for excellence in the field of museum education, nationally and internationally, promoting the Center's profile as a unique educational resource for the New Haven community and Yale University.Develops strategies for gallery teaching with the emphasis on inclusive theory and the practice of art and materials.
The essential duties of this position are as follows:
Develops K-12 museum collaborations in New Haven schools, including those after-school.
Develops a network of arts collaborators within the New Haven schools, and, in particular, those tht specialize in arts-based curricula like Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School and the Educational Center for the Arts Magnet Program.
Responsible for weekly docent training and tour preparation.
Implements outreach programs for special needs audiences in collaboration with the Senior Curator.
Plans and supervises community day, the children's film-fest, and, with the Senior Curator and Curator for Academic Outreach, the summer teacher institute.
Has oversight of the department's budget in conjunction with the Business Office and with support of the Senior Administrative Assistant.
Represents the department, along with the Senior Curator and Curator for Academic Outreach, at exhibition planning and programming meetings.
Supervises administrative staff, interns, bursary students, and consultants for school and community programs.
Supervises weekend and evening programs as needed.
Advanced degree in art history, museum studies or related field. Five years experience as a museum educator which includes some in a university museum.
Knowledge of current education theory. Experience with special needs audiences.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
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This position encompasses several important museum curation functions in the herpetology collection, including: specimen identification, accessioning and cataloging, as well as specimen loan processing and data basing. In addition, supervision of undergraduate student workers engaged in routine curation tasks is expected.
1.Provide species-level identifications to herpetological (reptile and amphibian) voucher specimens.
2.Accession (a formal process used to legally accept specimens) and catalog (process of classifying items systematically with descriptive detail) voucher specimens into the existing herpetological collection.
3.Process voucher specimen loans to researchers.
4.Organizing and data basing accessory data (e.g. frozen tissue) associated with voucher specimens.
5.Compile and write annual reports detailing the activities and academic deliverables associated with the collection.
6.Provide oversight to undergraduate student curators involved in other curation activities such as maintaining ethanol fluid levels in the collection and entering data into various natural history databases.
Excellent voucher specimen identification skills and experience using dichotomous keys and demonstrated knowledge of scientific literature dealing with reptiles and amphibians.
Experience working in a research collection.
Ability to learn and use computer programs associated with data basing natural history specimens (such as Specify or Arctos).
Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to manage multiple curatorial task simultaneously with efficiency and effectiveness.
Strong writing skills as demonstrated by publication of one or more peer-reviewed research articles dealing with reptilian or amphibian biology.
A Master's degree in Zoology or Biology (or a similar field) with an emphasis in reptilian and amphibian biology.
A PhD degree in Zoology or Biology (or a similar field) with an emphasis in reptilian and amphibian biology.
Employee Class: 1/2 Time (17.5 hour)
Work Location: Provo Campus
Desired Start Date: 01/07/2019
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled
Documents Required at time of Application:
Required: Cover Letter, Resume
Optional: Letter of Recommendation 2
Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability
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