Museum Outreach Intern
Company: University of Arkansas
Posted on: August 15, 2019
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
The Museum Outreach Internship will offer valuable experience in
education and public engagement. Students in the fields of
education, public relations, humanities (ex: anthropology, history,
art) or natural sciences (ex: zoology, geosciences) will find the
position particularly beneficial, though all fields will be
considered. Because of the diverse nature of the collections, an
interdisciplinary approach to the internship will be important.
The student will provide support for the Museum s campus and
community outreach, including: assisting with events, marketing and
promotions, giving collection tours, generating social media
content (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter), and participating in
the development of new outreach efforts. The student will also
assist with collection care duties as needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL RELEVANT APPLICATION
MATERIALS INCLUDE DETAILS ADDRESSING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.
APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE
DISQUALIFIED FROM CONSIDERATION.
* Student at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville Campus
* No prior museum experience required, but an interest in museums
* Excellent research and writing skills
* Enjoys interacting with fellow students and the public
DOES THIS JOB REQUIRE ANY LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATION(S)*
IF YES, PLEASE SPECIFY
* Graduate students highly preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAS)
* Experience with photography a plus
* Experience with graphic design a plus
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION
The following physical activities are associated with the position
and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All
individuals are encouraged to apply.
Up to 20 hours per week (Schedule will be very flexible, but also
vary based on event schedule/needs, including occasional evenings
IS THIS POSITION WEATHER/EVENT ESSENTIAL* IF YES, THE EMPLOYEE IN
THIS POSITION WILL REPORT TO WORK AT THE SCHEDULED TIME WHEN THE
UNIVERSITY IS CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT CONDITIONS.
UA Agricultural Extension - Arkansas Archeological Survey
DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A MOTOR VEHICLE REPORTS CHECK*
DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A BACKGROUND CHECK*
IF YES, PLEASE SPECIFY
DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A SUBSTANCE ABUSE TEST*
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus
community. We conduct background checks for applicants being
considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal
background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain
positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check,
a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening.
Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal
conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial
history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the
absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.
Background check information will be used in a confidential,
non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal
Posting Detail Information
FUTURE OPEN DATE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
ANTICIPATED START DATE
ANTICIPATED END DATE (FOR HOURLY POSTINGS)
RECRUITMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
University of Arkansas Museum
Biomass Research Center 120,
2435 N. Hatch Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A s
employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution. The university welcomes applications without
regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin,
disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran
or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable
federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to
work in the United States on the first day of employment. All
applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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