Duties will include assistance with preservation and care of the Mineralogical and Geological Museum Collections at Harvard University while following and documenting the procedures and best practices of museum management and curation. This position will play a key role in the digitalization of the collections, and duties will include entering, sorting, filing and consolidating Museum collections data into our internal database, TMS by Gallery Systems, and external online tool, eMuseum. Associated typical job duties will include handling specimens when relocating and reorganizing specimens, as well as assisting with conservation, cataloging, registration, inventory, and other administrative functions as assigned by the Museum's curatorial leadership.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources
Salary Grade: 049
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
A minimum one year professional work experience in a Museum environment required.
Bachelor's degree in Earth Science preferred and Masters in Museum Studies or related field preferred.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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