Curatorial and Project Assistant
Curatorial and Project Assistant Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 22622023 49% Part Time 9a-6p $48,546 - $57,921 Position Information UCR ARTS seeks a Curatorial and Project Assistant for a 16-month, part-time (appx. 19 hours per week) limited position for the research and development of an exhibition and publication focused on the history of digital imaging titled "Digital Capture: Southern California and the Origin of the Pixel-Based Image World" [Getty PST 2024, Research Phase] . The project will trace the 1960â€™s invention of digital imaging in the Cold War research labs of Southern California, and, through the prism of art, examine the ideological shift that occurred as nascent digital photography disseminated into art practice, the creative industries, and popular culture.Applicants will be required to submit a writing sample as part of the selection process. The budgeted pay rate for this position is $23.25 per hour. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement B.A. in Art History, related field, or equivalent work experience. Required M.A. in Art History or related field Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement Thorough grounding in art historical research and methodology, knowledge of academic research practices, and excellent oral and written communication skills. Example of previous research project and writing sample required. Required Minimum of 2 years experience with archives and collections research or equivalent. Required Must be highly organized, efficient, and attentive to detail, with excellent follow-up skills; self-starting, resourceful, proactive, and motivated in performing and excelling in responsibilities; able to prioritize and adjust to a heavy workload, manage a variety of tasks, and meet various deadlines; skilled in planning and coordinating meetings and events. Required Computer use proficiency including MS Office (Word, Outlook, and Excel); Adobe Acrobat; file sharing platforms such as Dropbox, One Drive, Google Drive; remote communication software such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams; library, archive, and collection research databases. Required Familiarity with museum operations, standards, practices, and procedures. Preferred Expertise in digital imaging history and technologies. Preferred Administrative coordination experience. Preferred Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop for basic image editing. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required Valid Drivers License Required
Minimum Requirements Knowledge of art historical research and methodology, knowledge of academic research practices; excellent oral and written communication skills.
Computer use proficiency including MS Office (Word, Outlook, and Excel); Adobe Acrobat; file sharing platforms such as Dropbox, One Drive, Google Drive; remote communication software such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams; library, archive, and collection research databases.
Preferred Qualifications Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
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- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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