University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Arts, Museum, and Theater 222

STUDENT MUSEUM ASSISTANT

Assists faculty and staff in the care and exhibition of works of artistic, historical, and/or scientific value. May be required to:

  • Protect collections and ensure safety by monitoring patron activity within the building
  • Edit and/or distribute educational materials, exhibition catalogues, and other written documents
  • Communicate information about specific exhibits and museum policies
  • Classify, sort, mount, and label objects, works, and specimens
  • Assist in setting up exhibits in an aesthetically pleasing manner
  • Complete documentation and data entry to catalog and index objects
  • Clean specimens/works as directed
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Ability to operate a computer, phone, two-way radio, etc.
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time as needed
  • May need to perform physical duties such as lifting
  • Customer service and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • May need to work nights and/or weekends