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The Anchorage Museum connects people, expands perspectives, and encourages global dialog about the North and its distinct environment. Join our team to explore the intersection of art, history and science, and share multiple perspectives and experiences to tell a greater story.
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Below are current job opportunities (click on the job title to read the full job description):
The Anchorage Museum is recruiting for two experienced curators and/or community curators looking for an opportunity to develop content and programming that showcases the Anchorage Museum and inspires the Anchorage community. These Guest Curators will enhance Museum programming, scholarship and outreach through innovative projects that advance community engagement and curatorial practices. These 1-year term funded positions provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. In addition to your AMA application, please submit a one-page description of your proposed project, research, or community curation.
The Anchorage Museum is recruiting for an experienced, detail-oriented team player to fill the position of Accounts Payable Specialist. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and will enjoy aspects of accounting including maintenance, preparation, data entry, balancing, and 1099 preparation. The incumbent will need to understand and maintain systems and controls which verify the integrity of all systems, processes, and data, will assist museum staff in accounting related matters and provide internal financial and budgetary reporting regarding museum operations.
The Scientist-in-Residence Program initiative creates an opportunity for scientists to highlight and share their current research, expand their research through working with museum professionals, and strengthen pedagogical approaches for sharing work with the public. This partnership seeks to support rigorous science investigation through museum educational programming as it relates to scientific studies that are being conducted within the state of Alaska.
The Anchorage Museum is seeking three (3) student applicants for its 2018/2019 Discovery Center Internships. These internship positions are funded by the Anchorage Museum Association. Opportunities and training may include developing and facilitating educational experiences with a focus on the Discovery Center, Thomas Planetarium, and Spark!Lab. Interns may assist with creating resources and supporting educational programming, including but not limited to, large scale public moments such as Planetarium shows, animal demonstrations, and educational presentations. Interns will spend time on the floor interacting with museum visitors and engaging with the public. Work schedules will be approximately 16 – 20 hours a week, Wednesday – Sunday, during open hours, and will evenings and holidays.
The Anchorage Museum is looking for a creative and experienced Lead Audio/Visual Exhibition Technician (Lead AV Teach) to join the team. This position will design, develop, construct, install and de-install, maintain, and repair a broad variety of Museum exhibitions that feature interactive and/or audio/visual components. The Lead AV will also provide the Museum with daily operational support as well as A/V support for Museum events and programs as directed.
The Anchorage Museum, through its Northern Narratives project, is seeking three (3) enthusiastic applicants for the 2018/2019 education yearlong internships. Opportunities and training may include object-based teaching, developing classes and tours for K-12 audiences, as well as educational and outreach materials, with a focus on the Art of the North galleries and the Alaska exhibition. Interns will have hands-on training with creating resources, program delivery, and student and public tours. One of the internship positions will specifically assist with organization, sampling, and analyzing sound files related to a state-wide K-12 soundscape ecology project.
The Anchorage Museum is recruiting for an experienced collections Registrar. This position is responsible for all aspects of registration for incoming loan objects, temporary exhibitions, and outgoing loaned works from the Museum’s collection. This position assists with Museum-organized traveling exhibitions, object packing for travel, and monitoring of all loans while in the museum building, ensuring coordination and management in accordance with industry standards and best practices. The incumbent also coordinates with and assists museum staff on all exhibition projects, planning, and programs. Occasional travel (3 hours or more) by plane, van, or truck escorting loans and exhibitions may be required as well as extended work hours, including evenings and weekends, during times of exhibition installation and de-installation, and/or to provide support for incoming couriers, shipments and loaned objects.
The Anchorage Museum is recruiting for an experienced Audio/Visual & Multimedia Specialist who is looking for a chance to expand their creative horizons within the field of multimedia. The incumbent will be responsible for scheduling, set-up, operation, and maintenance of audiovisual equipment and services for Museum programs. This position will ensure end-user satisfaction by responding to requests for audiovisual services in a timely and efficient manner, providing technical assistance, and in working with staff to develop audio/visual and multimedia content for programs and exhibitions. This is a regular part-time position (20 hours/week) and requires schedule flexibility and non-standard work hours.
The Anchorage Museum is very busy this summer and is recruiting for four (4) additional enthusiastic, friendly, and customer service oriented individuals for Visitor Services Assistant. This position performs cashier duties, is active in all facets of museum retail sales and visitor services, and provides an engaging experience for museum visitors. Incumbents work variable scheduled hours conforming to the museum’s summer hours, and organizational needs. These are seasonal part-time positions working up to 29 hours/week.
MUSE restaurant currently has openings for a variety of positions. Applicants must be dedicated to understanding and exceeding customer expectations and needs. Hiring for these positions will be done through NMS Catering; a museum application is not required. Get more information on MUSE job openings.