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Collections Internship

Employer: 

Pioneer Air Museum

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for seeing the ongoing collections cataloging project to completion, as well as rehousing collections objects on an as needed basis.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the guidance of and reports to the Pioneer Air Museum Curator.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Classifies and physically numbers museum artifacts.
  • Performs data entry and filing of donor recognition letters, gift forms, catalog records, and other artifact documentation.
  • Assists with inventories of collections and reconciliation with artifact records.
  • Assists with storage of collections.
  • Assists With simple, appropriate cleaning of artifacts.
  • Assists with maintenance, security, and upgrades of collections database.
  • Retrieves and prepares artifacts and artifact information, conducts artifact~related research, and provides input to staff regarding collection elements for museum needs.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Museum Studies degree or equivalent experience working in museums
  • Interest and/or knowledge of Alaskan aviation history
  • Independent museum collections experience required
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently once trained

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Frequently required to walk, sit and stand for extended periods; frequently required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch; occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds.

    Salary or Range: starting at $15/hour

    Learn More: Those interested should send a letter of interest and resume to: Pete Haggland, Curator at curator@pioneerairmuseum.org by May 1, 2019.

    Open Date: 4/1/2019

    Closing Date: 5/1/2019

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