Digital Exhibitions Coordinator
The Utah Department of Heritage and Arts (DHA) is looking for a Digital Exhibit Coordinator to develop a digital exhibit celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Utah’s statehood. This position is responsible for developing and creating content for a set of digital exhibitions using the Omeka platform. This is a temporary position running from October 2020 - February 2021. The position can work up to 40 hours a week as needed.
The Candidate will:
Collaborate with other Statehood Commemoration team members
Develop and curate digital exhibits to highlight items in the State’s art and history collections as well as materials from State Archives in consultation with DHA program staff
Record metadata for items in spreadsheets and curate collections in Omeka
Collaborate with State Archives and DHA staff
Assist with researching and summarizing topics, develop descriptive web pages and accompanying information for digital items
Use reference resources to discover accurate and relevant information about digitized objects
Summarize textual historical research in a digital collection
Edit digital files (including audio and image editing)
Cite sources and writing for a general audience
Experience in designing and building museum exhibits from conception to execution.
Experience or familiarity with historical archives from exhibit content development
Understanding of museum and/or library best practices in collections care, especially for digital objects.
Able to organize, present, and communicate messages effectively through design, with an eye for detail and strong design instincts.
Able to work collaboratively with multiple teams and diverse stakeholders across the lifetime of the project.
Exceptional research, verbal, and written communication skills.
Please send resumes and a cover letter by October 12, 2020 via email to:
Senior Project Manager
Elizabeth Hora MS, RPA
Phone: (801) 245-7241