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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

F/T (term post) - Exhibition Research Assistant - 9/11 Memorial Museum (NYC)


The 9/11 Memorial Museum is in the process of finalizing its inaugural exhibitions, which will chronicle the events of 9/11, the related global events that preceded the attacks, their aftermath, and their ongoing legacy.
The Exhibition Research Assistant will support the completion of this work through content aggregation and fact checking.

The Exhibition Research Assistant will also work with the Assistant Exhibition Curator and the Exhibition Coordinator on a project related to a specific exhibition component involving interactive informational databases. This position will be responsible for content development and data management.
The Exhibition Research Assistant will also support the ongoing process of verifying the accuracy of the exhibition text with directed research tasks, entering source information (data entry), assembling hard copy reference files, and other related assignments. Fact-checking work for the 9/11 Memorial Museum opening will include reviewing materials produced by other Museum departments, including Collections, Education, Communications, and Public Affairs.

The Exhibition Research Assistant will report to the Assistant Exhibition Curator. This position is a full-time term hire, through June 2014.

The Exhibition Research Assistant’s responsibilities will include:
- Researching content.
- Integrating large data sets.
- Documenting sources and maintaining reference files.
- Reaching out to data providers and constituents
- Developing content delivery packages for designers.
- Supporting other special projects as they arise.

- Undergraduate degree required.
- Graduate degree in library science, museum studies, history, journalism, or related program preferred.
- At least one year general office experience.
- Excellent communication, research and organizational skills.
- Methodical and attentive to detail.
- Experience with database management and entry.
- Familiarity with a range of computer programs, including the Microsoft Office suite.
- General knowledge of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993 events preferred.

- This is a full-time, term position, through June 2014.
- We offer a competitive salary.

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The National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center Foundation, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity. EEO.