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Exhibits Graduate Assistant

Date inactive: 7/31/2013

Employing Department: Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

Contact: Cynthia Byrd


JobTitle: Exhibits GA

Job Description:
The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University seeks a graduate assistant to assist with the installation of exhibits, processing of field recordings, the gathering and writing of materials for the museums semiannual journal, and administrative duties. The subject matter concerns traditional arts, cultural heritage, and the museums collection of art and artifacts. The assistant should have experience in handling audiovisual media, including audio and video recordings and photography. The assistant should have standard office computer skills, strong organizational and writing skills, and attention to detail. The position involves contact with local, regional, and state agencies concerning traditional and cultural heritage projects. The assistant may have the opportunity to conduct field interviews and photography with traditional artists and write articles for the museums publications and exhibits. The ability to handle phone calls and interact with the public is important. The candidate must have a valid drivers license. Work assignments will vary from week to week based on the specific needs of the department. The workload will be 20 hours per week. The stipend includes tuition waiver and $5000 for the year.

Location: Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

Hours Per Week: 20

How To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Dr. Cynthia Byrd at

Majors Required: All