Title Code: 5225
Occ. Group:
 

PREPARATOR

 

EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY
of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and
COMMITMENT
to intellectual achievement is embraced.

DEFINITION

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in designing, constructing, and installing museum exhibits. Performs other duties as assigned.
 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

- Selects information for exhibits.

- Fabricates models such as arrowheads, pottery, plants, life-size and miniature human figures, etc.

- Cuts and carves wood, plastic and stone.

- Paints and stains materials.

- Assembles items by welding, gluing, pegging, etc.

- Draws background scenery on panels.

- Prepares script for exhibit case.

- Repairs and replaces broken or damaged items.

- Arranges and rearranges exhibit materials.

- Performs other duties as assigned.
 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

- Knowledge of archeological field work.

- Ability to express ideas in writing.

- Ability to attend to details.

- Ability to work independently without supervision.

- Artistic ability and skill.
 

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Anthropology; museum training or experience in Archeology.
 

Date         Skill         Eval               
5/1/83          6     6230123130

 

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The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.