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VALDEZ MUSEUM & HISTORICAL ARCHIVE - VALDEZ, AK

Curator of Collections and Exhibitions

Are you someone who understands life in a small museum and embraces collaborative partnerships, both internally and externally in the community?

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The Valdez Museum seek a permanent full time, with excellent benefits package, Curator of Collections & Exhibitions. A strong candidate for this position would have experience working with collection management, be able to prioritize and multi-task in a busy workplace, collaborate with the Curator of Education and Public Programs and contractors to create exhibits and programs that complement the Museum’s mission, provide information about exhibit changes to Museum staff, seek opportunities for partnerships and alternative funding (grants), and guide temporary exhibit artists and contractors with design, installation, and maintenance of temporary exhibits. A strong candidate should possess effective computer skills, clear verbal and written communication skills particularly as it pertains to exhibit text, exceptional attendance, reliability, flexibility, and strong attention to detail. We are looking for someone who enjoys interacting with the public, providing outstanding customer service, and working with diverse groups.

To apply, submit a cover letter with your interest in the position, a resume or CV, and three references to Patricia Relay via emaildirector@valdezmuseum.org The position is open until filled.

For more information contact: Patricia Relay by email, director@valdezmuseum.org.

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PT Curatorial Assistant 

The Valdez Museum seeks a temporary part time Curatorial Assistant that provides exhibit preparatory and maintenance assistance, installation and deinstallation of new exhibits, archival research, collection management and administrative support for the Valdez Museum curatorial department. The attached job description provides further details.

To apply, submit a cover letter with your interest in the position, a resume or recent job history, and three references to Patricia Relay via email director@valdezmuseum.org The position is open until filled.

For more information contact: Patricia Relay by email, director@valdezmuseum.org

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JUNEAU DOUGLAS CITY MUSEUM

Curator of Collections and Exhibits 

Full Time 37.5 hours per week $58,012 - $61,951 Annually (DOQ)

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR - A strong candidate for this position would have experience working with collection management, be able to prioritize and multi-task in a busy workplace, collaborate with the Curator of Public Programs and contractors to create exhibits and programs that complement the City Museum’s mission, provide information about exhibit changes to Museum staff, seek opportunities for partnerships and alternative funding (grants), and guide temporary exhibit artists and contractors with design, installation, and maintenance of temporary exhibits. A strong candidate should possess effective computer skills, clear verbal and written communication skills particularly as it pertains to exhibit text, exceptional attendance, reliability, flexibility, and strong attention to detail. We are looking for someone who enjoys interacting with the public, providing outstanding customer service, and working with diverse groups.

WHAT IS IT LIKE TO WORK ON OUR TEAM - Our small team at the City Museum enjoys sharing the art, history and culture of the Juneau-Douglas area with our community and visitors from around the world. We appreciate our volunteers and enjoy collaborating with a wide range of organizations, artists, and other CBJ staff. We strive to create a collaborative, creative, and positive work environment. The City Museum is a part of the Library Department within CBJ.

WORKING HOURS AND LOCATION - Depending on season, this position works at the City Museum five days a week. However, during installations and special events, this may include evenings and weekends. You will work at a staff desk, in the collections area, and at the museum front reception desk when needed.

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CITY OF KETCHIKAN MUSEUM DEPARTMENT

Program Assistant

Provides support for educational programming and tours at the Tongass Historical Museum and Totem Heritage Center.  

Excellent oral and written communication skills with diverse audiences essential.  Knowledge of basic clerical procedures and computer skills required.  Knowledge of educational programming practices and Alaska Native culture preferred.  

Position is 30 hr/wk. Varied schedule including evenings and weekends. EEO/AA; Position Open Until Filled.

$18.01 -$19.11/hr. DOQ + benefits including health insurance.

Complete job description and application available at the link below, e-mail: danieller@ktn-ak.us, or phone 228-5631.

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STATE OF ALASKA - SHELDON JACKSON MUSEUM

Museum Protection and Visitor Services Assistant 

Full time, year-round benefitted position helping run front of house operations at the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka.  Serves on a small staff, with institutional support of colleagues at the Alaska State Museum, and works on facilities issues, visitor service, security, strategic planning, marketing, and circulating a small hands-on collection.  Supports public programming, supports the Native Artist in Residence Program, and assists with educational opportunities. 20.37 per hour, salaried, with State of Alaska benefits 

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PIONEER AIR MUSEUM - FAIRBANKS

Collections and Operations Manager

This position oversees the operations of the museum including the store, supervises front desk staff, and serves as the collections manager for the entire museum.  

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2022 Summer Visitor Service Associate Posting

The Pioneer Air Museum at Pioneer Park in Fairbanks is looking for a summer visitor service associate. The person in this position will be the first contact for our visitors and responsible to run the front desk smoothly.

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Multiple Positions

ANCHORAGE MUSEUM

Educator

Are you interested in the sciences and do you like talking with visitors? The Anchorage Museum is recruiting enthusiastic team players interested in public engagement and hands-on learning to fill the position of part-time/seasonal Discovery Center Interpreter. The Discovery Center Interpreter is the face of the Discovery Center (DC). It is responsible for greeting visitors, monitoring DC zones, ensuring an excellent visitor experience, rotating through spaces answering visitor questions, assisting with daily operations, presenting public educational demonstrations, and planetarium programs, and supporting other programs throughout the Anchorage Museum.

Discovery Center Interpreter

This position is responsible for the development and delivery of educational programming that crosses    boundaries of ideas and disciplines and works with multiple audiences and ages, including young children. Using the talents and knowledge of staff, and the material and intangible resources of the Anchorage Museum, the incumbent will provide innovative experiences that enhance understanding and foster curiosity about Alaska and the Circumpolar North. This is a full-time position with an annualized salary of $45,000, DOE. 

Communications Manager

We’re looking for an enthusiastic professional who takes a curatorial approach to communications; someone who sees connections between ideas, objects and stories and uses them as inspiration across digital and print platforms. This position supports local and global audience engagement strategies through effective message-driven, multi-channel content development and communications. This is a mid-level hybrid role that balances critical thinking and strong organizational skills with solid writing and editing, digital and technical skills. This is a regular full-time benefit and salaried position, meaning approximately 40 hours per week, paying $70-75k, DOE. To be considered for this position, applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter, and 3-5 relevant writing samples with application.  

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Multiple Positions

SEALASKA HERITAGE INSTITUTE

Sealaska Heritage Institute is a tribal nonprofit founded in 1980 to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures of Southeast Alaska. Its goal is to promote cultural diversity and cross-cultural understanding through public services and events. Sealaska Heritage also conducts scientific, and public policy research that promotes Alaska Native arts, cultures, history and education statewide.

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