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Working at CyArk

CyArk is an internationally focused, fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization with a high tech emphasis. Fieldwork on Mount Rushmore, signing agreements with foreign dignitaries, engaging students with 3D data, coordinating with top tier publications, and coding with our tech industry partners are just some examples of the exciting and challenging work going on at CyArk.

We value passionate individuals with an expansive sense of curiosity and compelling drive to beneficially impact the world. Join us to contribute your unique talents to preserving the great works of humankind using the latest technology.


Open Positions

All positions must work out of CyArk's offices in Oakland CA

Research Associate (Full-time position)


CyArk is looking for a capable Research Associate to assist with the creation and curation of content for our Open Heritage Portal, CyArk.org website and social media channels. The chosen applicant will help curate and create compelling, accurate and well researched content that communicates our mission and project work and engages our audience.

In 2018, CyArk launched the Open Heritage initiative, a collaboration with Google Arts and Culture to make available a subset of our archive to a broader audience. This was the first time CyArk has made available primary data sets, including lidar scans, photogrammetric imagery as well as corresponding metadata in a standardized format on a self-serve platform. Since the launch, the data has been downloaded 1,000’s of times and re-published/remixed online.


Responsibilities:

  • Organize text and multimedia for the CyArk.org website and Open Heritage portal.
  • Prepare and publish Google Arts and Culture exhibits as part of the Open Heritage initiative.
  • Standardize the aesthetic and curate the CyArk Project pages on CyArk.org
  • Research past sites where CyArk has worked.
  • Upload assets to CyArk social channels to be used in exhibits.
  • Write periodic blog posts for CyArk.org
  • Coordinate with other members of the team on priorities as needed.

    Requirements:

  • Passion for cultural heritage, architecture and history
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong background in research and writing
  • A strong aesthetic sense

    To Apply:
    Please send a cover letter and resume to resume@cyark.org with Research Associate in the title. In your cover please tell us why you’re interested in working for CyArk. Due to the volume of inquiries we receive, we will only respond directly to your application if your qualifications meet our selection criteria.



    Communications and Media Associate (Part Time)


    We are seeking a communications intern to assist the programs and development team. An important focus of this team is to drive awareness and encourage engagement with our mission. The Intern will develop media for the CyArk website and social media channels to connect with our existing followers and grow our audience. The intern will work with CyArk’s existing photo and video library to curate content and create new social media posts.

    Responsibilities

  • Own overall social media strategy for CyArk, including leveraging partners and increasing engagement across our community.
  • Report on social media metrics, identifying trends in results and opportunities for continued improvement
  • Oversee content development for all social media channels, working closely with our production team and CyArk field team.
  • Review incoming media from CyArk field expeditions to create an edited portfolio of selects for use in social media posting.
  • Aggregate content and write copy for quarterly newsletter.
  • Work with Production team to produce and edit short form videos that communicate CyArk’s mission with the world.

    Skills and Other Requirements:

  • Passion for social media and brand storytelling
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Data driven mindset with ability to leverage relevant metrics
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with internal staff and external partners
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Comfort with Photoshop or other photo editing software
  • Ability to edit and create video content

    To Apply:
    Please send a cover letter and resume to resume@cyark.org with Communications and Media Associate in the title. In your cover please tell us why you’re interested in working for CyArk. Due to the volume of inquiries we receive, we will only respond directly to your application if your qualifications meet our selection criteria.



    Information for Applicants

    We welcome your interest in our work! Please send a cover letter and resume to resume@cyark.org Due to the volume of inquiries we receive, we will only respond directly to your application if your qualifications meet our selection criteria.

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CyArk is committed to employment practices that ensure employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities in all terms and conditions of employment regardless of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law ("Protected Status") or any other factor that is not related to the position. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

    CyArk is subject to certain nondiscrimination and affirmative action recordkeeping and reporting requirements which require the employer to invite applicants and employees to voluntarily self-identify their sex and their race/ethnicity. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. The information obtained will be kept confidential and may only be used in accordance with the provisions of applicable federal laws, executive orders, and regulations, including those which require the information to be summarized and reported to the Federal Government for civil rights enforcement purposes. If you choose to self-identify your sex and/or race, please download the Voluntary Self-Identification form and email the completed form to resume@cyark.org indicating “CONFIDENTIAL” in the Subject line.

    CyArk is a drug-free workplace. Applicants for employment at CyArk may not use, possess, sell, trade, or offer for sale alcohol, illegal drugs or intoxicants while on CyArk's premises. If an applicant violates this policy, any offer of employment can be withdrawn and the applicant may not reapply for the position.

    Consistent with the Americans for Disabilities Act, applicants may request accommodations to participate in the application process.