Under the direction of the Curator/Registrar, the Assistant Curator is responsible for creating and maintaining object records, including basic cataloguing and object condition reporting; entering data in the collections management database (EmbARK); providing routine database maintenance; assisting in routine registrarial and curatorial duties; responding to photograph requests and research questions; and helping oversee student workers.
Required: Bachelor's degree in anthropology, history, museology, or an Arctic-related discipline (Master's degree is preferred). Also required: excellent artifact handling skills; computer skills especially involving digital asset management; familiarity with WORD, EXCEL, and museum collection management software; strong organizational skills; working knowledge of museum collections management procedures; and excellent customer service skills.
Required: minimum of three years' experience working in a museum; and some experience with museum collections management.
Year-round, part time. Currently Monday and Tuesday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Wednesday 8:30 am – 12:00 pm. Occasional evening hours.
Bowdoin College is committed to diversity, inclusion and equality, and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.
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