Curator Job Description Sample
Store Operations who we are
Yoga is our first love, and we also make technical product for running, training and pretty much every other way you like to sweat. You can find our stores all around the world, from Vancouver to Dubai, and places in between. Our vision is to create transformational experiences for people to live happy, healthy, fun lives and our mission is to elevate the world through the power of practice.
Experiential Stores are lululemon's full expression of the SweatLife. A full expression store will have programming beyond retail and include concierge, sweat and fuel elements. While maintaining our roots in yoga and personal development, we will create spaces and experiences that will allow us to be part of our guest's daily ritual and support our them in living the life they love.
who you are
You are a natural connector, enroller and influencers and you are the sweatiest person in your community. You create the experience for our guests and their relationship within the community. You plan all events, lead community programming, manage our ambassador and sweat collective programming and network 24/7. You are an influencer yourself and connected to the community bloggers, studio owners, top chefs, baristas and bartenders. You lead cross functional collaboration with all teams within the Experiential Store, the community and the guests to deliver the most relevant experiences.
Manage and develop your store's community strategy including events, ambassador strategy and all experiences for our collective.
Accountable for evaluating and receiving feedback from guests about their experience (event, class, instructor, studio, etc.)
Cross-functionally work with partners within the Experiential Store (Fuel, Concierge, store)
Innovate using disruptive through process
Track and measure results and impacts of tactics on regular basis
Market knowledge – study the market and collect local intelligence to inform community strategy
Works in partnership with Regional Community Maven (where applicable) and all local community team members
Collaborates with all store managers to meet business goals and metrics
Responsible for booking and executing all in-store events and experiences
the finer print:
Bachelor's degree in marketing or business-related field and 5 years' experience in the marketing field
Strong project management skills
Proven ability to negotiate, influence and collaborate with other key decision makers
Self-motivated and can work with a lot of autonomy, yet thrive in collaboration and teamwork
Strong connector and relationship building skills
Implementation of lululemon brand filter in all decisions
You are passionate about leading a new concepts & trying new things
Self-motivated and can work with a lot of autonomy, yet thrive in collaboration and team work
You love to have fun and sweat
Excellence in training and enrolling local teams
Strategic and able implement new ideas and offerings
Data analyst and skills in excel
NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. lululemon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state or provincial and local laws and ordinances. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. While management is primarily responsible for seeing that lululemon equal employment opportunity policies are implemented, you share in the responsibility for assuring that, by your personal actions, the policies are effective.
Associate Curator Of International Conservation
Description of Work
- Pay Grade
- GN11, Recruitment Range - $42,780 - $52,000*
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources' (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina.
The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state's history, conserve the state's natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development. Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state's diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team.
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
The North Carolina Zoo exists for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of all of North Carolina's citizens and visitors to the zoo. The mission of the zoo is to encourage the understanding of and commitment to the conservation of the world's wildlife and wild places through the recognition of the interdependence of people and nature. The Zoo displays, conserves and protects representative examples of natural beauty, plant and animal species and ecological features of the North American and African regions of the world through the presentation of live animal exhibits from these regions.
Primary Purpose of the Section
Responsible for scientific research and field conservation programs. Conducts and develops on-site research on animal health and behavior, visitor experience, and education, including oversight of research by outside institutions and agencies.
Initiates and participates in multi-institutional science, conservation, management and research programs. Promotes the zoo's conservation mission by actively engaging in field conservation programs in North Carolina and internationally independently and in partnership with other organizations. Serves as institutional liaison with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) conservation and science programs, international conservation organizations.
Primary Purpose of the Position:
The North Carolina Zoo seeks a dynamic, motivated and progressive individual to serve as the Associate Curator of International Conservation within the zoos' Conservation, Education and Science (CES) program. The Associate Curator provides managerial, technical and administrative support for the North Carolina Zoo's Conservation Program as directed by the Curator of Conservation and Research.
The position also has responsibility for overseeing a subset of the zoo's international field conservation projects, particularly those involving the implementation of SMART software (www.smartconservationtools.org). The Associate Curator of International Conservation works closely with the Curator of Conservation and Research to ensure objectives of existing field projects are implemented and works on international projects independently. The position has some responsibility for fundraising (both through grant applications and working with the North Carolina Zoological Society) and for communications outreach (website content, social media, and publishing report on zoo's conservation program) in support of the Conservation Program in collaboration with Education, Marketing, and Animal Section staff. The position requires regular contact with other CES Staff, other sections of the zoo, the Zoological Society, and conservation staff at other zoos and other conservation organizations.
Work is performed with considerable independence under the general guidance of the Curator of Conservation and Research. Position requires ability to travel internationally on zoo business and work flexible hours including occasional weekends.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
- To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.
Qualified candidate must possess:
Considerable working experience in wildlife biology, ecology, animal behavior, or conservation biology, depending on area of specialization.
Practical experience conducting field conservation work and/or biological research, preferably in Africa.
Proficiency with (or ability to learn) SMART conservation monitoring software (www.smartconservationtools.org). Existing knowledge of SMART a significant benefit.
Experience with the use of technology for furthering conservation outcomes, such as camera traps, GIS, or other relevant emerging technologies.
Knowledge of, and demonstrated success in grant, scientific, and popular writing.
Demonstrated public speaking skills with experience presenting to both public and professional audiences. Experience in informal science education is a plus.
Must be flexible and comfortable working on several tasks at once, both independently and with colleagues. Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work with a wide variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures.
Management Prefers -
MA or PhD in conservation biology, ecology, wildlife biology, or related field is strongly preferred.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Graduation from a four-year college/university with a degree in biology, zoology, or a science curriculum related to the area of expertise and two years of experience in specialty area; a master's degree in natural science area may be substituted for experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum Education and Experience for a Trainee Appointment
- Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in biology, zoology, botany, or other natural science curriculum related to the area of assignment.
Supplemental and Contact Information
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.
Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application.
To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders.
Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.
Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance.
If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account.
Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.
It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Content Curator Intern
Publishers Clearing House is looking for a Content Curator Intern to assist the Product Management team to maximize engagement with the mobile applications group. The Content Curator Intern will help create a new branch of PCH products to provide new, exciting ways for our customers to have fun engaging with our apps.
Job duties Include but not limited to :
Access content from partner sites
Pull appropriate content based on parameters set by the manager
Add questions and upload spreadsheets
Attend daily meetings with the Product team
Ensure content meets required standards
Various projects as needed
College student pursuing Bachelors degree
Basic knowledge of Excel
Familiarity with mobile applications
Strong communication skills
Publishers Clearing House (PCH), headquartered in Jericho, NY, and with offices in Melville, NYC, Portland, ME, and Boston, MA, is a leading direct-to-consumer company offering a broad range of products, digital entertainment services to consumers as well as customized solutions for advertisers. Our continued success in today's new digital publishing environment is built on PCH's unique, free-to-play, chance-to-win value proposition, which enables individually personalized offers based on the trusted first-party relationship we maintain with millions of consumers and is fueled by the excitement of the Publishers Clearing House
Join our winning team and apply today!
This position is based in our Boston, MA office
PCH is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We believe that service starts inside the organization and embrace a concept called "People First." At RH, you will create results with an inspiring team in a creative environment with opportunities for career advancement and enjoy a 50% product discount.
The Gallery Curator will remove obstacles, provide support, and ensure that teams feel empowered to "do the right thing". They will have a passion for design and home furnishings and will lead a cross-functional team focused on strategy and execution. The Gallery Curator will drive, lead and develop our internal customer, setting the tone for an environment where vision is everything.
Our Curator will have a sense of personal style, polished appearance, refined taste and a discerning eye for luxury. They will understand the importance of attracting and retaining talent who uphold the same personal and professional standards.
Live Our Values: People, Service, Quality and Innovation
Build and maintain relationships and develop visual merchandising plans with the gallery teams and home office teams to build on strategies and grow the business
Work with the Gallery Leader, Field Leader and home office partners in an effort to drive sales and execute according to company standard
Lead and train gallery teams on merchandise set, signage and graphics updates, gallery maintenance, recovery and cleanliness
Possess superior training skills both in development and implementation consistent with company standard
Learn and communicate the RH design point of view and product assortment
Embrace change and deliver top results with a positive attitude no matter what the obstacle
Ability to recognize and respond appropriately to complex priorities
Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally
Seeks information, asks questions and self-educates
Motivate and lead team based on business analysis
Continuously drive results through team engagement, empowerment and accountability
5 -10+ years of leadership and visual experience in big box retail/luxury retail
Strong leadership skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strategic and mental agility
Creates a positive and healthy work environment in which people want to do their best
Commitment to quality, detail focused on all levels
Delivery of first-class service to our employees and clients
Undergraduate degree preferred
Ability to lift and mobilize small to medium items up to 30 lbs. while utilizing appropriate equipment and techniques
Ability to maneuver effectively around gallery floor, stock room and office
Position entails prolonged standing, twisting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, bending and climbing
Great benefits package with premier medical, dental and vision partners
Rewarding paid time-off plans, including vacation, sick time, personal days, company holidays and more
Substantial associate discount of 50% off regularly priced RH merchandise and 30% off sale items
Access to all RH Members Program benefits, including complimentary design services
High-value discounts with respected national vendors, partners and retailers
Generous Referral Bonus Program to reward associates for recruiting top talent
Museum Curator II - Lead
Arizona Historical Society
The Arizona Historical Society, through its exhibits, programs, publications, and outreach, informs and inspires people of all ages by reminding them of the boldness and daring that characterized countless individuals, past and present, who have made Arizona their home.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
Museum Curator II - Lead
949 E. 2nd Street
Tucson, AZ 85719
The Arizona Historical Society (AHS) is seeking a qualified Museum Curator II. As the Museum Curator you will be responsible for working collaboratively with other staff on planning and development of exhibitions, interpretive programming and planning processes for special exhibitions, permanent collections installations, and other museum projects.
The Museum Curator will support, research and edits material for publication. Additional responsibilities may include supervising interns/volunteers as needed. Occasionally cover front desk admissions and positively represents the agency and its mission to patrons and the general public.
Working closely with staff on all aspects of exhibit development, including concept, design, planning, scheduling fabrication and installation.
Identifying objects from within collection or from other institutions for exhibitions.
Securing objects for loans, conducts research, working collaboratively with other staff in the development of narratives and story lines.
Writing interpretive materials.
- Working closely with the Vice President of Exhibitions & Publications to ensure all AHS publications are properly fact-checked, edited, and prepared for production.
- Helping to plan and organize the annual Arizona History Convention.
Developing annual goals and monitors performance against goals.
Completing and submitting monthly reports and statistics.
Tracking and reporting volunteer/intern hours if assigned.
Tracking exhibit related expenses.
Other duties as assigned as related to the position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
Museum and exhibition standards and best practices
Skills and Experience in:
Microsoft Word, Excel and Google products.
Working with a team on exhibit design, development and implementation.
Organization skills; follow through and attention to detail.
Research and writing skills.
Superior interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience managing projects; including timelines and budgets.
Work independently with self-direction
Be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and opportunities.
Work in a team environment
- Bachelor's degree in Museum Studies, History, Public History, Anthropology or related field is required.
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Melba Davis at (520) 617-1161 for assistance.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting Melba Davis at or (520) 617-1161. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Historian 9-P11 - Curator
The Michigan History Center (MHC) is the State of Michigan's history agency and part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The Curator of Exhibits will lead content development for permanent and temporary exhibits at the Michigan History Museum in Lansing, assist with content development at the MHC's 10 other museums and historic sites across the state, and serve as an in-house expert on Michigan history.
The curator will work with Michigan's African American, Anishinaabe, Arab American, Latinx, LGBTQ, and other communities whose stories have not been regularly told in history museums. For each exhibit, the curator will conduct research with historic artifacts and archival materials, develop interpretive plans, collect artifacts to help tell these stories, work with community stakeholder groups on themes and direction, conduct front end and formative evaluation through the museum's Prototyping Parlor, communicate with partners about the projects, write exhibit labels, and assist with installation as needed.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a master's degree in history, art history, museum studies, anthropology, American Studies, architectural history, historic preservation, or archival management.
Sema4 is a health information company founded on the idea that more information, deeper analysis, and increased engagement will improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. A Mount Sinai Health System venture based in Stamford, Conn., Sema4 is enabling physicians and consumers to more seamlessly engage the digital universe of data, from genetic test results and clinical records to wearable sensor metrics and more. The company currently offers advanced genome-based diagnostics for reproductive health, oncology, and pharmacogenomics, and is building predictive models of disease biology. Sema4 believes that patients should be treated as partners, and that data should be shared for the benefit of all.
Sema4 is searching for a Somatic Curator for Next-generation sequencing applications are essential diagnostic tests for Personalized Medicine and generate large amounts of variants which that require significant effort towards accurately identifying, classifying and interpreting variants detected through standard clinical genetic testing. The Somatic Variant Curation Scientist will play a key role in the clinical operations of the testing laboratory.Using information from existing case evidence, the curator will help determine pathogenicity of variants. Such clinical interpretation is a critical component for the reporting of molecular genetic testing results.
Interprets and classify genetic variants identified by clinical testing as well as interfacing with Clinical Genetics Services (CGS) for pre- and post-sign out issues, including variant assessment and curation.
Investigates the clinical significance of gene variants found in sequencing-based assays by searching online mutation databases as well as published literature or other resources.
Prepares variant assessment summaries, maintains an internal variant database for different disease/assay areas for the curation.
Interacts with all aspects of clinical workflow and supporting groups.
Additional translational clinical developmental activities will be required.
Remote position is a possibility
PhD in Life Science such as Molecular Biology/Genetics or Genetic Counseling required
Experience in analyzing and assessing variants and mutations in cancer samples from myeloid and solid tumors
Experience in analyzing and assessing germline variants a plus
A strong background in Human Genetics and an in-depth understanding of biology, molecular mechanisms and functional studies is essential.
Must possess strong ability to critically read, understand and interpret data from scientific publications. Cross-disciplinary and strong analytical skills as well as experience with databases, software and bioinformatic tools preferred.
Familiarity with clinically relevant variant and population databases, Sanger sequencing and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) experience is preferred
Direct experience with aspects of clinical oncology preferred
Record of success in problem solving as demonstrated by high quality publications
Experience with meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Experience with projects related to personalized medicine
DIGITAL CURATOR – HTV NATIONAL NEWS DESK
Hearst Television is looking for a news junkie with an eye for viral content to join the National News Desk team as a DIGITAL CURATOR. The goal of the National News Desk is to provide national and international breaking news coverage to the Hearst Television stations that is both timely and accurate. The DIGITAL CURATOR will report to the Editorial Manager of National News for Hearst Television. This position is located in Pittsburgh at WTAE.
Source national/international news content of relevance to the HTV markets from AP, CNN and other third-party partners.
Produce trending content sourced through and attributed to respected news organizations and/or social media platforms as needed.
Respond to breaking news quickly and accurately, with superior news judgment to determine when to send push notifications and post breaking content to social media.
Provide continuous updating, revising and expanding of developing stories, including images, headlines and video.
Identify video for posting to HTV platforms from other HTV stations and third-party partnerships. Regularly produce video with a digital-first presentation.
Manage live video streams, making them available to HTV stations both online, on mobile and on social media.
Collaborate with HTV markets during big breaking news stories to source content and produce the most up-to-date stories for publication using our sources on the ground.
Work a flexible schedule, sometimes covering weekends and nights.
Demonstrated journalism background; strong news judgment; knowledge of legal and ethical issues in digital media.
Demonstrated social media background; knowledge of legal and ethical issues surrounding social media
Highly developed digital skill set with experience in content management systems, HTML, digital video editing and Photoshop.
Preferably Bachelors in Journalism or related field.
Preferably 3-5 years prior experience working for a television news station or in a digital environment.
Ability to write catchy, engaging headlines.
Ability to work collaboratively with digital and broadcast journalists.
Ability to prioritize assignments based on urgency and news judgment.
Knowledge of editing and AP Stylebook standards.
Ability to convey complex subject matter clearly and engagingly.
Ability to catch spelling errors without electronic assistance.
Ability to manage time and meet multiple daily deadlines for various projects.
Ability to work overnights and weekends.
Ability to be flexible in schedule to cover major and/or breaking news events.
Ability to work with a positive attitude.
Ability to work well in a multitasking environment with frequent interruptions, paying close attention to details.
Knowledge of SEO and social media best practices.
Curator Of Jewish Student Life
Make your mark on San Luis Obispo's amazing student community by joining SLO Hillel at Cal Poly as Curator of Jewish Student Life. You will work directly with our Executive Director to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment, facilitate innovative new programs, and attract and inspire students to become partners and leaders.
Cal Poly has a vibrant and growing Jewish student body today with 1,200 Jewish students and 7 different Jewish student clubs. This past year we hosted our first-ever overnight Board Retreat, sent more than 30 students to AIPAC Policy Conference, hosted more Shabbats, Havdalahs, hikes and outdoor activities, cross-cultural events, and engaged with more Jewish students than ever before! But we are just scratching the surface - we will do much more when you join our team and focus on the 'why we program' in a thoughtful, creative and measured way. Not every program must succeed at SLO Hillel; we will try, we will learn and we will grow together!
The University motto is "learn by doing". This is a campus where students are hands on and passionate. You will meet with students daily to develop programs beyond their current dreams. Your role is to support them to think outside of the box and to become more engaged.
What You'll Do
Your number one goal is to ensure that every student feels welcome and supported by SLO Hillel.
Work with students to implement programs, including religious and cultural celebrations, social, social-justice, cross-cultural and interfaith, wellness, art projects and Jewish learning opportunities – just to name a few ideas.
Cultivate a Jewish community that is caring, diverse, welcoming and actively inclusive.
Serve as an advisor and bridge for our various Hillel communities including Mustangs United for Israel, Mustangs Israeli Political Action Committee, Challah for Hunger, AEPi (Jewish fraternity), AEPhi (Jewish sorority) and new student groups that are just forming now including Jews in Pride, Jews of Color, and Tamid.
Oversee marketing, student-facing communications, social media, and content for Hillel website.
Maintain participant tracking database.
Work closely with our Executive Director to report and review what is working and not working.
On a day to day basis you will meet with students, attend their planning meetings and their events. You will ensure that every Jewish student has a welcoming home at Hillel by:
Build and organize a simple and open system to create, run and track effectiveness of all our events.
Support recruitment of new student, foster newly engaged students, and ensure that we keep our active students interested.
Identify opportunities for growth and development.
Keep up on the leading edge of best practices for current social media and communication.
What You've Accomplished
Bachelor's degree required.
0-3 year's experience
Proven success in communication – interpersonal, social media and written/web-based communication.
Capability managing multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining organization and quality across all areas.
What You'll Bring to the Job
A passion for working with young-adults and investing in their growth as Jewish leaders.
A commitment to pluralism and comfort with your Jewish identity so you may act as a role model and mentor.
Owning your unique Jewish knowledge and experiences and inspiring others to be on a Jewish journey.
Familiarity with higher education and campus settings
Comfort working independently and collaboratively.
An entrepreneurial spirit – understanding that things may not always go according to plan.
Strong written and verbal skills, effective at communicating with a variety of stakeholders including students, parents, alumnae/i, and university partners.
What You'll Receive
The salary range for this role is $40,000-$50,000.
A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plan, Life, AD&D and Long Term Disability (LTD) insurances, Flexible Spending accounts, generous vacation/sick time, and parental leave.
Great professional development, mentoring, and skill building opportunities
Travel regionally and abroad, particularly to Israel
Plenty of Hillel and university schwag
About Cal Poly
Cal Poly is a nationally-ranked university nestled between coastal mountains, wine country and the Pacific Ocean in San Luis Obispo — halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles (3-hour drive from each). Outside of classes and student clubs, there are unlimited outdoor opportunities including hiking, climbing, kayaking, camping, team-sports, as well as one of the best on-campus Recreation Centers in the nation.
We plan our meetings in on-campus meeting rooms and activities both around campus and the community. There is no shortage of options, but we do not have a Hillel house, just yet!
Most of our students come from strong Jewish Communities (San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego) more than 3-hours from Cal Poly. Our student body is known as a very-smart, adventurous, focused, devoted and passionate one. Students have been, more and more, choosing Cal Poly for its Jewish Life.
Never been to SLO? Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZBLZDk4HTQ
About Hillel International
In 1923, Rabbi Benjamin Frankel started Hillel with humble means, a noble mission and a breathtaking vision: to convey Jewish civilization to a new generation. Today, Hillel International continues to enrich the lives of Jewish students and is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world at more than 550 colleges and universities across North America and around the world. As Hillel evolves as an organization, the mission remains steadfast: to create lasting connections with every Jewish student that foster an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel and train them to become the next Jewish leaders.
SLO Hillel is affiliated with Hillel International. Hillel International enriches the lives of Jewish students so they may enrich the Jewish people and the world, and envisions a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel.
Apply at www.Hillel.org/Job and include your resume and cover letter.
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Exhibits Curator (Shi)
Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) is a regional Alaska Native non-profit organization founded in 1980 by Sealaska Corporation. SHI's mission is to perpetuate and enhance the culture of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples.
SHI collects and preserves materials that document the history, culture, heritage, and language of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people of Southeast Alaska and other Alaska Natives, and makes these materials available to the public for educational and research purposes. Our goal is to promote cultural diversity and cross-cultural understanding.
SHI cares for a collection of about 500 ethnographic and art objects according to current museum standards and offers high-quality exhibits in the Nathan Jackson Gallery, a 1950 square foot climate controlled display area. This position has twin responsibilities to curate exhibits and to manage the care and preservation of the collection.
Responsible for planning and design of exhibits and exhibitions. Propose, plan and develop exhibitions in the areas of Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian culture, history, art, and science: create themes and story-lines; select objects to be exhibited; collect subject-matter information, photographs, and other materials to be used in the exhibit; and develop educational materials to support the exhibit.
Conduct research in support of exhibit plans, concepts and interpretation of objects. Oversee exhibition planning including establishing a timeline and schedule, ensuring the coordination of multiple projects over several years, creating a budget, and identifying required staffing and resources. Determine when outside expertise is needed for exhibit design, installation and de-installation; develop, negotiate and monitor professional services contracts and supervise work of consultants.
Write exhibit labels, panel texts and publicity materials, coordinate review of same with Media Department and other SHI staff. Write grant proposals and budgets and administer/manage grants and projects. Collaborate with other SHI departments in museum tours and interpretation of exhibits, implementing docent program and other visitor services, and developing educational and curriculum materials based on exhibits.
Track and coordinate moving items from storage to exhibit and back. Train volunteers and assistants in object handling procedures. Organize, document, and coordinate the borrowing and lending of objects; negotiates insurance coverage; arrange and tracks shipping and receiving; packs or unpacks objects; prepares condition reports for loaned and borrowed items; and monitors the status of items on loan to other museums.
Responsible for packing and shipping of items and traveling exhibits. Ensure documentation is completed including permits and customs requirements. Consults with management to determine if item requires a courier. Track and coordinate movement of items.
Overall responsibility for care and management objects in ethnographic and art collections. Develop and maintain electronic and physical files to document and record information on all items in collections; create detailed physical description of item and its condition; acquire information on item usage and history; photograph items for documentation purposes; assign accession numbers; mark items in appropriate locations using methods that support conservation of the item.
Maintain collections database for object collections using Proficio collections management software; modify database when required to improve record-keeping and referencing ability. Monitor temperature, humidity, and light in storage, conservation and exhibition areas; identify when environmental conditions become detrimental to conservation; notify management of such occurrences; coordinate repairs to storage facility or equipment. Carry out systematic IPM procedures throughout the building.
Arrange and store items using techniques appropriate for the material and that maintain conservation according to current museum standards. Evaluate storage requirements and needs such as supports and padding materials; make recommendations for improved collections storage requirements for specific objects; construct museum-quality storage mounts and containers when needed; determine when outside conservation assistance is needed to resolve any issues for all types of collections. Qualifications
Knowledge of principles and practices of professional museum exhibit design and installation
Ability to research and write exhibit labels and panels, reports, grant proposals and correspondence related to the work; maintain records.
Knowledge of museum practices for the preservation and care of object collections
Ability to communicate effectively with others, both verbally and in writing.
Good interpersonal skills and a team player
Skill in the careful handling of fragile, valuable items.
Cross-cultural communication skills
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Knowledge of Northwest Coast cultures
This position will have no direct reports.
This position's duties are performed at the Walter Soboleff Building. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to verbally communicate. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.
POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time benefited position, working 37.5 hours a week. Regular hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm.
None to minimal.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
M.A. in Cultural Anthropology or related field with a concentration in museum studies
Work experience may be substituted for some of the educational requirements
Two years of professional exhibit design or collections management experience
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Three or more years of professional archival experience or Archives Certificate.
Knowledge of Northwest Coast cultures and culturally relevant archival practices
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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