Curator Job Description

Curator Job Description

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Curator provides insight into local music happenings and leverage any shared connections to enhance the music experience within the hotel.

Curator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develops written interpretive materials, in a wide variety of forms and for a diverse audience, which ranges from newcomers to specialists
Help identify gaps in our existing content catalog and communicate them to content acquisition team
Create “playlists” to group relevant content items together based on customer needs and feedback
Work with content programmer and content curation manager to build and design excellent content experiences
Help audit and apply taxonomy to existing content catalog
Liaise with internal counterparts to share best practices
Use an editorially-mind outlook to select the best content from across multiple publications
Prepare daily spreadsheets with proper information to distribute across multiple teams on strict deadlines
Act as a liaison with internal counterparts to share information and ensure synchronization or work
Deliver accurate reports and track delivery from teams

Curator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Curator

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Education for Curator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the curator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Art History, History, Art, Museum Studies, Management, Biology, Graduate, Communication, Communications

Skills for Curator

Desired skills for curator include:

Current trends and history in both music and the music industry
Real estate titles
Genomics
Cancer biology
High-quality
Molecular diagnostics
Next-generation sequencing technology
Unbiased reporting
Deed preparation and curative process
Excel

Desired experience for curator includes:

Excellent knowledge of Germanys specific music and culture
Excellent knowledge of UK specific music and culture
You know more about local colleges and universities – how they’re performing, what they’re hiding, what makes them special – than any other media
You get access to all the key players unlike any other media
You know more about local innovators – who they are, what’s bubbling, what we need to do to keep them and lure them, how we’re doing as an innovative region
You cover the entrepreneur ecosystem individual startups – is the community at large effectively growing this segment of industry?

Curator Examples

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Curator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of curator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for curator
  • Implement and input to comms team’s strategic decisions, such as blog posting schedule, curation and policy development
  • Provide final copyediting and proofreading of website content
  • Support comms officer(s) responsible for social media outreach
  • Support the transition to a new site design as needed
  • Assist the Director in long-term planning for the continued growth of the Collection and in maintaining a high quality acquisitions strategy in line with the Hoover Institution's mission and the Library & Archives' strategic plan
  • Assess needs and strengths of the Collection and write collection policy statements for the Collection
  • Identify and contact potential donors of archival materials, focusing on unique original materials illuminating the careers of individuals or the workings of organizations
  • Establish and maintain relations with donors and other sources of materials
  • Evaluate historical importance and research potential of possible archival acquisitions
  • Negotiate acquisitions with donors and finalize deeds of gift or bills of sale
Qualifications for curator
  • Some knowledge of graphic design software (e.g., Adobe Photoshop)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress, and various web/e-communications programs (e.g., Druple, mass email systems)
  • Previous programming or curatorial experience in the horror or genre vertical
  • Deep understanding of the genre and have existing relationships in the space
  • Quick learner with ability to multitask and thrive in an unstructured environment
  • Knowledge of international brands, designers, and trends
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Curator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a curator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for curator
  • Work with Hoover's digital staff when evaluating digital acquisitions or planning digital projects
  • Consult Hoover colleagues when considering acquisitions of audio and visual materials and of damaged materials to minimize harmful effects of mold, insect infestation, and other hazards
  • Become rapidly familiar with the holdings of the Library & Archives in general and with the Japanese Diaspora Collection in particular
  • Work with processing staff to identify and prioritize collections for description and re-housing
  • Propose, design, and manage special acquisition projects for the Collection
  • Prepare reports on special acquisition projects
  • Identify opportunities for cooperation with other archives, libraries, universities, and research centers throughout the world
  • Assist the director with other special tasks, as requested
  • Conceive, research, develop and collaborate with colleagues to organize and mount changing exhibitions of varying scope
  • Monitor and manage the stewardship needs of donors in adherence to the university’s stewardship standards
Qualifications for curator
  • Editorial insight and excellent global news knowledge
  • An understanding of the role of global news agencies
  • An understanding of video news workflows
  • An ability to work effectively with people at all levels and in different functional teams
  • An understanding of the role of metadata as related to video news products
  • An understanding of sales’ needs, customer expectations and the sales cycle
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Curator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of curator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for curator
  • Research, write and oversee production of related publications, brochures, guides, catalogs and books
  • Develop and oversee collaborative projects with faculty and staff, oversee project budgets
  • Develop a cooperative and productive relationship between the Center and the art community
  • Develop, prepare and maintain exhibition budgets, serve as a liaison to the University community, other institutions and the public
  • Overall planning and development of the permanent collection, which includes objects in several media from China, Tibet, Japan, Korea, India, Southeast Asia and the Philippines
  • Ownership of a specific category within the market as determined by the Market Lead
  • Assist in the creation of databases and query tools for data mining
  • Identify and collate new data for inclusion in the database
  • Develop and test new functionality with the software
  • Collaborate with research personnel in collating data for presentations and demonstrations of the database at conferences or other institutions
Qualifications for curator
  • You should at least 3 years of relevant work experience to be successful in this role
  • You need to have a good understanding of front end development, project management and content management systems, along with a digital services background
  • Your go-to web publishing tools are Sharepoint, Drupal and WordPress
  • You are a natural communicator, task juggler, administrative organizer and time manager
  • You are all about details and follow through, but not at the expense of deadlines
  • Your CSS, HTML, XML, XHTML,and Dreamweaver skills are on point
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Curator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a curator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for curator
  • Oversee content analysis and place and position video content
  • Manage and evolve the editorial content onboarding process
  • Ensure that content positioning optimizes customer engagement and purchases
  • Manage the broader content portfolio to ensure balance and strategic alignment
  • Evolve content acquisition strategy based on customer and team feedback
  • Lead cross-functional editorial decision making (across product, marketing, content acquisition, content operations and other areas)
  • Identify, track and set targets against content-specific key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Interface with the user experience and interface team to ensure optimal customer experience
  • Publishing on Russian and European art in exhibition catalogues and other media outlets
  • Training and supervising undergraduate or graduate student interns
Qualifications for curator
  • You have working knowledge of Google Analytics, SEO/SEM, Content Strategy and Creation
  • You stay hungry and are always learning new things
  • PhD in an academic discipline related to Japanese studies strongly preferred, with strong knowledge of pre-WWII twentieth-century Japanese history, politics, economics, and culture
  • MLIS or other relevant advanced degree from an ALA-accredited institution helpful
  • Ability to speak Japanese and to read nineteenth- and twentieth-century Japanese texts
  • Significant number of years of professional experience in scholarship and/or libraries and archives, with a proven record of accomplishment and publications
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Curator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a curator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for curator
  • Write papers drawing from information submitted to the database
  • Work with users to determine ways of using the information in the database, which may include the development of new user interfaces
  • Identify new functionality and user interfaces that would enhance the use of the database
  • Compile and create educated summaries of the literature, discovering new facts by analyzing the collected data
  • Write and edit copy for inbound marketing purposes
  • Arranges and describes the Seigenthaler Papers (initially) and establishes processes to follow for future collections
  • Collaborates with IT on institutional repository issues that impact archives
  • Conduct content analysis and place and position video content
  • Maneuver content positioning to optimize customer engagement and purchases
  • Facilitate cross-functional editorial decision making (across product, marketing, content acquisition, content operations and other areas)
Qualifications for curator
  • Interest in collecting born-digital materials and willingness to work with other staff in exploring best practices in this area
  • Ability to work collegially and to organize and manage team-based projects
  • Administrative and managerial experience
  • Proven record of sound judgment, initiative, and leadership
  • Demonstrated experience in addressing acquisition issues and ethics, particularly with ownership problems (provenance and cultural property) and appraisal
  • Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasps lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, and sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds

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