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Museum Curatorial Intern

POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
The primary project that the Curatorial Intern will be responsible for will be in assisting the Exhibitions Director/Curator in developing exhibitions for 2014, 2015 and 2016. It is expected that by the end of the internship a full work plan and prospectus will be put into place for each of these exhibitions. There will also be a chance for the intern to develop his/her own displays within the museum. 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Daily tasks include:
 
Exhibitions
-Assist with gallery preparation for the upcoming temporary exhibitions
-Assist with the installation and de-installation of temporary exhibitions and displays
-Condition reporting
 
Collections
-Assist with the accessioning of objects into PastPerfect collections database
-Centralize photographs into one complete and organized collection
-Tagging of accessioned objects
-Assist with the organization of the collection in existing storage areas.
COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
Sportsmanship Achieves greatness by living the values of team sports which includes self-confidence, hard work, dedication and treating others with respect.
 
Business Expertise Knows their business; has technical expertise and skill. Understands this industry; its standards, practices and processes. Demonstrates mastery of required job-related knowledge and mastery in performing essential job requirements. Understands the relationship of their business unit to Company.
 
Creativity/Innovation  Generates and/or recognizes imaginative or creative solutions. Is open minded. Exhibits constructive, non-traditional thinking. Demonstrates initiative, and the ability to find information or solutions needed for assignments or projects.  Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas.
 
Professionalism Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of status. Reacts well under pressure. Accepts responsibility for own actions and follows through on commitments.   Exhibits passion and excitement for their work. Is positive and vigorous in actions. Maintain optimism through ups and downs; bounces back undaunted. 
 
Team Orientation  Works cooperatively with others and establishes rapport. Assists other, voluntarily, positively and without controlling or dominating. Handles conflicts while preserving rapport. Works well with diverse workforce.
 
Presentation Skills  Expresses self well in presentations to group. Conveys information eloquently. Connects with audience. Has a professional demeanor and strong “presence”. Exhibits composure under pressure while in the spotlight. 
 
Adaptability/Flexibility  Maintains focus and positive attitude amidst change or under pressure. Ability to modify and shift behavior as situations or objectives evolve. Demonstrates open mindedness. Accepts and embraces shifts in job or organizational structures. Maintains productivity in spite of changes.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Progress towards a Bachelor’s or advanced degree required. 
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Above average organization skills.
  • Experience with Past Perfect software a plus 
  • Adaptable to change on short notice
  • Familiarity with baseball/softball a plus
POST DATE
05/01/2013