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Curatorial Assistant I (Part Time)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Arts and Museum Administration

Posting Number: req11841

Department: Entomology-Res

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Assists researchers in performing a variety of routine or repetitive technical duties in a laboratory and/or on a research projects. Incumbents draw largely upon their practical knowledge and experience derived from a trial and error work.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Processes and mounts insect specimens for scientific research that adhere to museum best practices and standards
  • Handles and process delicate and fragile specimens, thereby conserving assets of scientific and historical value
  • Recommends purchases and solicits gifts and donations for the UA Insect Collection
  • Plans, develops, and implements museum services and collections that best serve the UA Insect Collection's community of stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained
    through experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years experience handling fragile insect specimens.
  • 5 years experience pinning and pointing insects.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 19.6

Job FTE: 0.49

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Cultural Institutions

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $17.00

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family


Job Function

Cultural Institutions

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Wesley (Gene) Hall,

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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