Full-Time Action Curator – Al-Jīzah
The Curator assists researchers electronically and in the reading room, as well as developing manuscript collections, University record groups, and born-digital assets. As a lead worker, this individual helps develop and execute the Archives and Special Collections department’s and the library’s rules, procedures, and policies. The individual participates to department outreach initiatives and represents the library in public.
Job Title : Action Curator
Location : Al-Jīzah, Al-Jīzah, Egypt
Salary : $ 26.38 per hour.
Company : Anzu Global
Job Type : Full-Time
- Directs and helps with daily collection management tasks. Oversees the museum’s custodial responsibilities, such as how artifacts, art, photos, and documents are acquired, preserved, and kept safe. They also set up methods for how artifacts, art, photos, and documents are kept safe.
- Acts as the institution’s representative when negotiating agreements with repositories and donation deeds. Gift and purchase evaluation, loan agreement management, and compliance with rules and procedures are the responsibilities of this position.
- Keep in touch with other municipal departments, as well as vendors, programmers, and educational institutions, in order to be proactive.
- coordinating large-scale international exhibits and publications, doing research, overseeing show preparations, and procuring loans, among other responsibilities.
- Contribute to ensuring that the museum system continues to strive for diversity, equality, accessibility, and inclusion in its programs, staff, and public interactions by meeting the cognitive, physical, and social/emotional requirements of a varied audience.
- Recruit volunteers, put them in the right jobs, and keep an eye on their progress to make sure they’re getting enough help.
- The most current historical scholarship and methods of interpretation are used. Stays abreast of the most recent historical studies and debates. Searches for programming applications for the most recent historical understanding.
- Research the history of computing, including its design and technology features, as well as its cultural and historical significance, by doing your own independent research.
- Contribute to the long-term development and upkeep of collections and the information associated with such collections or exhibits.
- By phone, email, and in person, you provide first-contact public services to the public. Explanations of methods are provided, as well as basic reference interviews conducted. Prompt, accurate, and thorough in meeting departmental standards of conduct. Reference exchanges are documented in accordance with departmental policy.
- A demonstrated capacity to cooperate with others, including workers, volunteers, and members of the general public, in a mutually beneficial way.
- Having the ability to make metadata for digital collections, finding aids, and other archival descriptions.
- In-depth understanding of museum best practices; fluent public speaker; excellent written and verbal communication with both internal and external stakeholders.
- Extensive expertise in museum work or a similar subject area that was comparable to finishing a four-year degree program.
- Strive for a good work-life balance, be neutral and receptive to the views of others, provide and accept constructive criticism, and promote a feeling of camaraderie among your colleagues. You should also be able to motivate the team by instilling confidence in them and encouraging them to work together toward shared objectives.