Student Museum Assistant

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Job TitleStudent Museum AssistantRequisition NumberDU07172Department Name8E020:AnthropologyWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$12.00-$15.00/hrType of PositionStudentPosition Time Status Part-TimeRequired Education


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Physical Requirements

Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time; carrying or lifting objects up to 25 lbs; climbing step ladder, tolerate dusty conditions


Primary during regular business hours with evenings and weekends optional

Job Summary

Student Museum Assistant will help organize and prepare archaeological and anthropological collections to be moved from the museum prior to renovations planned for the collections facility. Duties include records management to assist with updating computer databases, packaging collections, and moving boxes and museum objects.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Computer databases such as MS Access and ArcGIS; knowledge of archaeology; organizational skills and ability to work independently

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Graduate or advanced undergraduate student in Anthropology specializing in archaeology or museum collections management

Deadline to Apply11/04/2020University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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      Posted: 10/23/2020
      Application Due: 11/7/2020
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