The following is a list of current openings at the Burke Museum. Please follow the application instructions listed under each job description. For those interested in other ways of getting involved with the Burke, we invite you to consider volunteering.
Archaeology Curation Services & Community Outreach Manager
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture Archaeology Department cares for over one million archaeological artifacts and associated archives, in addition to providing innovative public and K-12 education programs, exhibits and events. Approximately 40% of the Burke archaeological collections are held in trust for other government and tribal agencies.
Under general supervision of the Archaeology Curator, the Archaeology Curation Services and Community Outreach Manager is responsible for coordinating on-going relationships with government agencies, tribes, CRM consultants and private landowners for Burke curation services, developing exhibit and program opportunities in collaboration with these groups, and general collections management operations of the Archaeology Department of the Burke Museum.
To apply, visit UW Hires and reference requisition #112634.
Volunteer Program Manager
The Volunteer Program Manager is responsible for recruiting, coordinating, supervising, and training a diverse group of volunteers, including students, who are deployed throughout the museum. The position also serves as the liaison for the Burke Student Advisory Board.
As a member of the Operations Team, the Volunteer Program Manager is responsible for raising community awareness of the Burke’s volunteer program and seeking out partnerships across the University and with other organizations that support volunteer opportunities. The position develops strategies for recruiting, retaining, and recognizing a diverse corps of education volunteers, provides orientation, coordinates department-specific training, and works with a variety of Museum staff to ensure that volunteer assignments and training meet the needs of the volunteers and align with the mission of the Museum.
To apply, visit UW Hires and reference requisition #112986.