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Technical and Museum Services

Information Technology and Exhibits Assistant

 Title:

Information Technology and Exhibits Assistant

 
 Status: Part time, hourly with no benefits  
 Hiring Date: Open until filled  
Hourly Rate Range:

$10.34 to $10.82 per hour based on experience

 
 Schedule: Must be able to work flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays  
Principal Functions:  

The Information Technology and Exhibits Assistant participates in maintenance and operation of all information services equipment, including computers, servers, networks, and telephones, and assists with the maintenance and installation of exhibits, including audio-visuals and computer-based inter-actives.  The incumbent advises the Director of Operations on audio-visual equipment and exhibit design, and helps prepare and install in-house exhibits.

 
Responsibilities:  


The Information Technology and Exhibits Assistant will:

  • Effectively install and operate complex audio-visual equipment.
  • Effectively install and operate IT hardware.
  • Demonstrate a solid mechanical aptitude.
  • Effectively serve on exhibit development teams as assigned; work effectively with exhibit designers on exhibit construction, installation, and operation. 
  • Help maintain all exhibits and IT equipment, including the operation and servicing of all audio-visuals, interactive exhibits, and exhibit lighting.
  • Assist with the proper mounting and care of all artifacts on exhibit and assist the Collections Assistant with cleaning artifacts on display.
  • Effectively communicate with visitor services staff regarding the daily operation of all exhibits and technical services, in particular the activation of audio-visual and interactive exhibits and audio guides.
  • Assist in the maintenance all exhibit lighting.
  • Repair, or assist with the contracting for the repair of, any damaged or malfunctioning exhibits including electronic, audio-visual, and computer equipment in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Be willing to work at high elevations from ladders and lifts.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Maintain a professional appearance consistent with Park standards.
  • Demonstrate reliable attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain cordial, cooperative, and professional working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the public.
  • Possess the ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously with limited supervision.
  • Assist other departments and participate in special events as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Preferred Qualifications:  

  • An Associate’s Degree or technical college degree in an appropriate field such as museum studies, information technology or electronics or two years of electronics, audio-visual, or network maintenance experience in a professional setting
  • Ability to perform tasks that require moderate physical exertion as required (lifting, climbing, bending, pulling) and willingness to work at high elevations. 
  • A positive work record demonstrating reliability.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays


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