Career staff are hired through the Human Resources Department, please view their application procedures if you are not familiar with them. Hiring for positions in the categories below will be handled by the contact person listed for each position. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Current full-time staff opportunities:
Head of Development:
Full-time position, annual salary: $57,000.00-$84,600.00.
The Hearst Museum is currently recruiting for a Head of Development (Fundraiser) who reports directly to the Director and serves as a senior leader. Incumbent will plan, schedule and implement a comprehensive fundraising program to meet the Hearst Museum’s financial needs with an emphasis on major gifts and a capital campaign. The position also includes: proposals to private foundations and federal agencies, annual appeal, endowments, and planned giving. Incumbent identifies, cultivates, solicits and/or stewards donors, and develops marketing strategies. Requirements for the position are: Thorough working knowledge and understanding of fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, techniques, procedures and practices. Proven major gifts fundraising track record.
For more information or to apply, please go to UCB’s HR site: http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html and search job #15517.
Museum Move Registrar:
Full-time, Temporary 8-month position, annual salary: $41,448.00- $51,528.00 (to be prorated).
The Move Registrar will inventory Ethnographic, North American Archaeology, and Osteology collections, identifying and resolving registration and labeling problems. Working with the Project Assistant to organize collections in anticipation of relocation, the Move Registrar will update the Museum’s collection management system, CollectionSpace, with updated information and locations. Requirements include: a minimum of two years’ experience with contemporary museum registration practices using complex collections management systems.
For more information or to apply, please go to UCB’s HR site: http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html and search job #15806.
Full-time, 12 month limited term position, annual salary: $27,276 - $27,972.
The Hearst Museum has received funds to relocate a substantial portion of its ethnographic and archaeological collections from campus to its off-site storage facility in Richmond. The Museum Preparator’s role is critical in the organization and maintenance of collections during this large scale collections move (including selecting, packing, unpacking and shelving objects in their new location at the Museum’s retrofitted storage facility). Working with the move Project Managers, Principal Museum Preparator, the Head Osteology Preparator and permanent Museum staff, the incumbent will help organize and prepare collections in anticipation of the move, assist in the physical move as needed and in re-shelving the objects in their new location.
For more information or to apply, please go to UCB’s HR site: http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html and search job #15792.
Student Work Study
Please visit the University Work Study Page for eligibility information.
NAGPRA work-study position:
Start date: 6/3/2013, Pay rate $12.00 an hour, (all applicants must have a minimum of $2,000 in workstudy funds available).
Work will consist of assisting the North American Collections Manager in day to day stabilization and movement of North American archaeological objects and osteological remains in preparation for NAGPRA visits as well as day to day maintence. A given day can entail data entry, digital photography, movement of objects, or housekeeping duties. Work can be solitary and without interaction with other people. The job also includes some supervision of volunteers and visiting researchers.
Key Knowledge and Skills: Database entry experience preferred. Must be: detail oriented - posess good manual skills-able to lift 25 lbs. - able to climb and descend stairs while holding artifact/drawer. Must have taken some coursework in archaeology, physical anthropology, or Native American Studies. Must be available to work at least 12 hours per week Monday through Friday, 8:30 am until 5 pm.
Please submit your cover letter, resume, and Summer/Fall available hours to the North American Collections Manager, Natasha Johnson, at email@example.com.
Osteology Student Assistant work-study position:
Start date: 6/3/2013, Pay rate is $11.25 - $12.25 an hour based upon experience.
The osteology work-study supports the Osteology Preparators and other staff in inventorying and stabilizing the Museum’s human osteology collection. This is an excellent opportunity for a student with an interest in archaeology, osteology, forensics and the inner workings of a large museum. The applicant must possess a keen attention to detail and a willingness to work independently. The applicant must have the ability to follow instructions closely and have an interest in and sensitivity to the care needed to handle fragile and irreplaceable collections. Students with experience with data entry and coursework in anatomy, skeletal biology or osteology are preferred. A given day can entail data entry, making boxes, cutting foam, movement of objects, labeling, sewing or housekeeping duties.
Key Knowledge and Skills: Database entry and use experience preferred. Must: be detail oriented - be able to lift 25 lbs. – be able to climb stairs and ladders- posses good manual dexterity- have neat handwriting. Background in physical anthropology, osteology or anatomy, also preferred along with a willingness and motivation to learn osteological vocabulary. Must be available to work at least 12 hours per week Monday through Friday, 8:30 am until 5 pm.
Please submit your cover letter, resume, and Summer/Fall availability to the Head Osteology Preparator, Tya Ates, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preparator Assistant, Ethnographic Move Project work-study position:
Start date: 6/3/2013, Pay rate is $12.00 per hour.
This is an excellent opportunity for a student with an interest in anthropology, art history, or other related fields, and the inner workings of an active museum. The applicant must possess a keen attention to detail, and a willingness to work independently and in a team setting. The applicant must have the ability to follow instructions closely, and have an interest in archival documentation and record keeping. Previous laboratory, clerical or relational database experience is beneficial as well.
Work will consist of assisting the Ethnography Move Team and Project Manager in the data entry and record keeping associated with the movement and packing of the African, Asian and Oceania ethnographic collections. A given day can entail data entry, movement and handling of objects (training provided), soft packing of fragile objects, digital photography or general Museum housekeeping duties as needed.
Key Knowledge and Skills: Detail oriented; Database entry and user experience highly desired; Previous 10-key data entry experience highly desired; Preferred background and interest in anthropology, art history or related field; Completed or enrolled in an anthropology or art history course; Willing to work closely with team members; Available for work at least 8 hours a week, Monday – Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. Desired start date of Monday, June 3, 2012 and will continue into the Fall 2013 semester. Employment is contingent on passing a UC Police background check. The hourly wage is $12.00 per hour.
Please submit your cover letter, resume, and summer availability to Ethnography Project Manager, Rowan Gard, at email@example.com.