Topic ID #39585 - posted 6/1/2018 10:47 AM

Curation Facility Intern



RedHorseVA2018

Now is a great time to join Redhorse Corporation. Redhorse specializes in developing and implementing creative strategies and solutions with private, state, and federal customers in the areas of cultural and environmental resources services, climate and energy change, information technology, and intelligence services. We are hiring creative, motivated, and talented people with a passion for doing what's right, what's smart, and what works.     

DESCRIPTION    

Redhorse Corporation has an immediate need for a Data Science/Environmental Intern to assist with overall organization of Edwards AFB’s Curation Facility, including large amounts of data entry into the Oracle Curation Database. The intern will assist with processing any newly acquired collections for curation, stabilize existing collections, and maintain an up-to-date inventory of all the collections. The intern will also assist with inventorying Ceramics bags, bone boxes, and other containers with corresponding catalogs, noting missing catalogs, missing artifacts, and other errors in the data.

Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

·         Assist with bringing curation back-log up to date and assist in rectifying SHPO concurrence.

·         Assist with managing the organization of 300 cubic feet of curated artifacts and 450 linear feet of associated records.

·         Assist with processing any newly acquired collections for curation, stabilize existing collections, and maintain an up-to-date inventory of all the collections.

·         Assist with organizing, maintaining or updating at least 7 themed artifact displays.

·         Assist with the Annual Curation Report by providing descriptions and results of all curation activities during work duration.

·         Assist in supplying preventative maintenance for the climate and humidity control.

·         Assist with inventorying Ceramics bags, bone boxes, and other containers with corresponding catalogs, noting missing catalogs, missing artifacts, and other errors in the data.

·         Assist Redhorse team with identifying missing or damaged artifact bags, creating artifact bag tags, and assist with re-bagging artifacts.

·         Assist with tracking new artifacts boxes, compare to existing empty spaces in racks, and help identify appropriate locations for incorporation into the existing collections.

·         Assist Redhorse team with projecting packing material needs based on the volume and type of artifacts to be repatriated to their respective collections.

Minimum Basic Requirement for Skills, Experience, Education & Credentials include:

·         At least 1 year of experience working with a curation facility, museum, or similar position involving inventorying, cataloging, organization, and data entry.
·         Interest in Mojave Desert archaeology.
·         Strong Oral/Written Communication
·         Proven organization and project management skills
·         Critical thinking and decision-making skills coupled with strong analysis and problem-solving skills
·         Self-starter, driven and able to work with limited direction under target time lines
·         Collaborative personality enjoys and able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
·         Adaptability and comfort working in a fast-paced and sometimes unstructured environment
·         Translates complex ideas into processes and tactical plans
·         Ability to take initiative.
·         Must have the ability to commute to Edwards AFB.
·         Must pass a basic background check to gain access to a military installation.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAcademic coursework in Mojave Desert archaeology or other archaeological experience.


The work environment for this position requires an individual to be able to:
·         Must be able to climb, jump, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
·         Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs
·         Must be able to walk over long distances and across of variety of terrains, including uneven surface

How to Apply

Please apply to https://www.redhorsecorp.com/careers/apply/-  Req No: ENV-18-00025 - Curation Facility Intern (Temporary)






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