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Graduate Assistant - Ward Museum

Date inactive: 7/31/2013

Employing Department: Ward Museum

Contact: Lora Bottinelli

Email: lmbottinelli@salisbury.edu

Job Title: Graduate Assistant

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 museum’s semiannual journal, and administrative duties. The subject matter concerns traditional arts, cultural heritage, and the museum’s 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 museum’s publications and exhibits. The ability to handle phone calls and interact with the public is important. The candidate must have a valid driver’s license. Work assignments will vary from week to week based on the specific needs of the department.

Teaching and research duties: No teaching duties, but the assistant will conduct research for potential Ward Museum journal articles; Pass It On, the Lower Shore Traditions K-12 curriculum; and art history and artist biographies. Additional writing and publishing opportunities will be offered as they present themselves.

Location: Ward Museum

Hours per week: 20

How to apply:

Please send resume and letter of interest indicating Salisbury University graduate program status to:

Lora Bottinelli
Executive Director
Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
909 South Schumaker Drive
Salisbury, MD 218044

Majors: All

Date inactive: 7/31/2013