Topic ID #40807 - posted 3/21/2019 10:23 AM

Exhibition Assistant; Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA



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We are looking for a highly motivated and results oriented professional to fill the role within the organization of Exhibition Assistant

 

The individual is project personnel committed to work on interpretive content, registration duties, and production processes related to the development of the Atlanta History Center’s Olympic exhibition, set to open July 2020. 

 

This is a one-year position with benefits, 7/1/19 – 6/26/20. Schedule: Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours/week.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support of exhibition research and production
  • Develops effective professional relationships with colleagues working on the project across departments, as well as external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with research, writing, and editing of exhibition material (text panels, artifact labels, media content, online content, etc.)
  • Maintains exhibition artifact/graphics spreadsheet: inventories, photographs, identifies, and measures both museum and archival exhibition assets; uploads information to internal drives and to project sites for exhibition production vendors and partners
  • Communicates with intellectual property rights holders and legal counsel to navigate image and reproduction licensing
  • Gathers, organizes, maintains, and disseminates research materials in support of the exhibition project
  • Helps facilitate plans for exhibition-related projects, including, but not limited to, digital initiatives, public programs, publications, and loans
  • Other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree required; graduate degree preferred; subject area concentration in history, museum studies, humanities, or related fields preferred
  • Experience in exhibition production preferred: collections management/registration, curatorial or related work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience desired
  • Proficiency with computer software (including MS Excel) and a variety of digital platforms preferred
  • Project management experience desired

 

 Background Check Requirements

  • Satisfactory criminal background check required.
  • Satisfactory financial background check required.

 

Application Deadline:  April 19, 2019

$35,000 annual salary, plus benefits

Apply online:  http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/careers 






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