The Unipkaaqti Project Assistant Curator will work with the Unipkaaqti Project. The Assistant Curator will play a critical role in stewarding a large and diverse collection of Alaska Native arts, crafts, and culturally significant items. Assistant Curator responsibilities include working closely with the Curator of Collections and Exhibits to participate in a variety of tasks associated with museum curation, collections management, and exhibit design. The individual who is hired in this position will assist the Collections Department with cataloging, photographing, digitizing, and inventorying collections. They will also aid staff members with designing exhibits, drafting label text, and coordinating with community members. The Assistant Curator will additionally be required to attend at least one conference related to museum curation during their term at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Through this position, the Assistant Curator will gain technical skills in museum curation and develop strong community connections. To succeed in this role, individuals who apply should have excellent time management and organizational skills, as you will be expected to work both independently and in collaboration with internal teams to deliver results on deadlines.
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ACCEPTANCE and ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I have reviewed and understand the above position description and believe it to be accurate and complete.
I also agree that ANHC retains the right to change this job description at any time and will provide me with written revisions and addendum prior to the installation of the new policies or requirements.
I will also be provided a copy of a Company Policy Manual, detailing other requirements and responsibilities, in addition to those stated in this document. I also understand that, although there are areas, which can be delegated to other members of my staff, I am fully accountable for assuring that these areas are carried out on a daily or weekly basis. The functional role of Program Coordinator cannot be delegated to another member of the team.
Therefore, the undersigned are in common agreement on the functional role of the Assistant Curator as outlined in this document. It is understood and agreed that this Position Description is intended to serve as a listing of the requirements for this position, the authority for action that the individual occupying the Assistant Curator’s position has and the responsibilities and duties to be performed. This document is not intended as a contract for employment, nor does it guarantee employment for any period of time. Employment is “At Will” and employment may be mutually terminated at any time.
Assistant Curator Supervisor
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