Job Opening Title: Temporary Collections Manager
Employer Name: History Associates
Job Location: Tahlequa, OK
Salary Range: 45,000 annually
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Years of experience required: 2
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: History Associates (HAI) has an immediate need for a temporary, full-time collections manager with artifact handling, packing and inventory/collections management experience to work on an 8-10 week project. Location of work is in Tahlequa, OK. Stipend for lodging is being offered.
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.
The Collections Manager will assist in conducting an inventory and in packing small to medium-sized artifacts for a collections move. Alongside a team of museum professionals, and under the supervision of the Project Manager, work will include prepping and securing artifacts for a collections move.
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.
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)
Minimum two years of experience artifact handling, packing, and cataloging historical material and/or artwork
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite
Proven examples of working under strict deadlines
Understanding of and experience in conducting a museum inventory and/or a collections move
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
History Associates is an equal opportunity employer