MOA: Collections Management Intern (S9822B)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Collections Management Intern works with the Collections Management System (CMS), maintaining and entering object records, and doing accessioning of museum acquisitions. This student will also partake in hands-on work with collections and occasional help with gallery installation. Formal training and readings required.

The Collections Management Intern must be an organized, responsible, detail-oriented student, who is able to work independently.

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:


The Basics


Department: Museum of Art
Supervisor: William Low
Office Location: Room 107 Museum of Art
Email: wlow
Pay Grade: B
Hours: 4-12
Workers: 1

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities

Requirements


This student must have PC proficiency and experience with database work and input, Excel, and Photoshop. Experience in a gallery or collections setting, experience handling art, and/or experience scanning/imaging art, is a plus.

Reporting


The Collections Management Intern reports to William Low, and works closely with other interns and museum staff.

Responsibilities


This student works in both the museum and library, and may have to travel to other collections. He or she must have good agility and the ability to lift and move objects. He or she will often use a PC, scanner, photocopier, hygrothermograph, and PH meter are a must.