Job Opening Title: Temporary Registrar/Digital Archivist
Employer Name: Orange County Regional History Center
Job Location: Orlando, Florida
Application Deadline: May 24, 2019
Link to job posting: https://mycareers.ocfl.net/mycareers.html
Years of experience required: 2
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Overview
The History Center is seeking a temporary Registrar/Digital Archivist to work with One Orlando Collection by processing and digitizing memorial items from the Orlando Pulse Night Club shooting that took place on June 12, 2016. This is a temporary full-time position within the collections department of the Orange County Regional History Center. This position will work closely with the Center’s other One Orlando Staff.
Communicate and work with a variety of organizations, institutions, and individuals within the area to collect materials related to the event.
Participates in daily collections management of items related to the event: conducts custodial responsibilities in acquiring and preserving objects, including implementing methods for acquisition, preservation, and conservation of items.
Assists in artifact selection, research, and the installation.de-installation of exhibits.
Plans and manages a digital archives program with knowledge of current trends, tools, best practices, policy development, and issues associated with electronic records.
Has familiarity with current metadata standards.
Assist in the creation of an online memorial website encompassing all collected materials.
Communicates and work with a variety of organizations, institutions, and individuals within the area to collect materials related to the event.
Directs and participates in daily digital management of items related to the event: conducts custodial responsibilities in digitally acquiring, organizing, and preserving objects, art, photographs, oral histories, documentary records, and social and new media.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Museum Studies or closely related field and two years of museum registration or collections experience. Must have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
Hours per week: 40
Hours/Days of work: 8:00am to 5:00pm / Monday – Friday with occasional evenings and weekends
The selected applicant must submit to a background investigation that includes but is not limited to fingerprinting and polygraph examination and favorable results must be obtained for employment.
Closing Date: 5/24/2019
Salary: $17.79 – $19.23 / Hourly
Based on Qualification
Orange County Regional History Center
65 East Central Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32801
Apply online at https://mycareers.ocfl.net/mycareers.html