Full-Time Associate Curator – Jalandhar
He/she will help to promote the Museum’s purpose by offering leadership in the advancement of academic and public knowledge of photography’s history/impact It is expected that the curator would collaborate with colleagues from all divisions of the Museum, including Curatorial, Education and Public Affairs.
Job Title : Associate Curator
Location : Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Salary : $ 23.88 per hour.
Company : Curator
Job Type : Full-Time
- Contacting the general public may be accomplished by a variety of methods, including phone calls, emails, and in-person meetings. This role requires the ability to conduct basic reference checks and follow standard operating procedures. This person is in charge of making sure everything is done to the highest standards of precision and completeness. In compliance with departmental policy, all interactions are documented.
- Conducts daily collection management tasks under the supervision of and with the participation of the collection manager. Oversees the museum’s custodial responsibility for the acquisition and preservation of items, including the development of acquisition, preservation, and conservation procedures for antiquities, art, photography, and documentary records.
- It is necessary to arrange contracts with repositories and give deeds. Determines the value of gifts and purchases, handles loan agreements, and guarantees that certain criteria are adhered to.
- In addition to other municipal agencies, outside vendors, programming partners, and educational institutions, it is important to establish and maintain strong, proactive connections with other local agencies.
- Project management, research, exhibition and loan coordination, as well as ensuring projects are finished on schedule and under budget are the responsibilities of this position.
- The history of computers, including its design, technological advances, cultural impact, and historical significance should be studied independently and published in peer-reviewed studies.
- Ensure that volunteers get enough training by assisting in the recruitment of volunteers, allocating them to suitable jobs, and overseeing their placement.
- taking an active role in the long-term creation and management of collections and information related to such collections or exhibits
- Responds to information requests, stays up to date with contemporary historical literature and interpretative best practices, remains aware of state-of-the-art research and new historical arguments, and looks for chances to incorporate current historical scholarship into programming.
- By meeting the cognitive, physical, and social/emotional needs of a wide range of visitors, you help the museum system stay true to its commitment to diversity, equality, accessibility, and inclusion in its programming, staff, and public interactions.
- Experiential training equivalent to a four-year course of study in museum work or a related field is necessary for admission.
- Evidence of previous expertise or ability in the creation of metadata and the development of digital collections, finding aids, and other parts of archival description
- Maintain a good work-life balance, be neutral and open to the perspectives of others, give constructive criticism and embrace it, and assist develop a sense of community among the team members. Confidence and motivation are two other important skills you’ll need to thrive in your role as an executive.
- The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with both internal teams and external stakeholders; experience with public speaking; and a thorough working knowledge of museum best practices are all required.
- have the ability to work well with others, whether employees, volunteers, or members of the public.