Tulsa, OK: Collections Manager (short-term), History Associates

Job Opening Title: Temporary Collections Manager

Employer Name: History Associates

Job Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Application Deadline: 5/20//21

Salary Range: 45000-45000

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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Temporary Collections Manager
History Associates (HAI) is excited to announce we are seeking experienced full-time collections managers with artifact handling, object photography, and inventory/collections management experience to work on a short-term project, approximately 23-24 weeks. The position is contingent upon HAI being awarded the project.
History Associates is a professional historical services firm providing customized historical, archival, digital archives, records management, museum and exhibit services to industry, the professions, government, and non-profit organizations for over thirty years.

Job Description:
The Collections Manager will assist in conducting an inventory and in flagging inconsistencies during a wall-to-wall inventory as well as photographing objects. Alongside a team of museum professionals, and under the supervision of the Project Manager, work will include verifying specific catalog fields and reconciling that information with existing data.

The position will involve both working independently and with other project and museum staff in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively communicate and meet strict deadlines while achieving accurate data processing and accountability for the collections.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in History, Library Science, Museum Studies or other applicable field
(Preference given to Master’s degree in Museum Studies or related focus)

Job Requirements:
 Minimum two years of experience artifact handling and cataloging historical material and/or artwork
 Demonstrated knowledge and experience with PastPerfect database or similar collections management systems and MS Office Suite
 Knowledge/experience with processing camera raw images and post-production of images using software such as Adobe Bridge
 Proven examples of working under strict deadlines
 Understanding of and experience in conducting a museum inventory and implementing standard nomenclature (Chenhall’s).
 Demonstrated practical knowledge of collections policies and procedures
 Ability to work independently and to exercise discretion, initiative, and judgment
 Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others
 Strong writing and verbal communication skills

This position is not eligible for any benefits offered by HAI.

Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume, (unofficial) transcripts, names and contact information including e-mail address of three references to:
History Associates Incorporated
Attn: Doris Miles, Director of Personnel
300 N. Stonestreet Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
E-mail: dmiles@historyassociates.com

History Associates is an equal opportunity employer

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