Employment Opportunities

Collections Specialist

Posted: October 24, 2017, 10:31 am

Pay Rate: $10/hour Work Schedule: 3 days a week up to 19 hours The Collections Specialist works directly with the Curator of Collections for the Historic Resources and Museum (HRM) Program on collections management tasks such as inventory, record-keeping, and database entry. Assists Curator in maintaining records of accession, condition, and location of over 18,000 objects in the HRM Program collection. Brief Description: The Historical Resources and Museums Program oversees operations and programs at all of the City of Raleigh-run historic sites and museums. These include: The City of Raleigh Museum, the Pope House Museum, Mordecai Historic Park, the Raleigh Trolley, the Latta House and University Site, the Tucker House, the Borden Building and Stone Circle at Fletcher Park, and the Fred Fletcher Amphitheater. Specific Responsibilities: This position provides support for collections management projects focused on cataloging, photographing, inventorying, numbering, and/or rehousing a variety of objects. Other activities may include exhibit maintenance, environmental monitoring, and artifact research. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma and the equivalent of 3 semesters of college credit with a focus in history, art history, or a related field. A valid NC Driver's License and a safe driving record required. Effective oral and written communication, attention to detail, and time management skills required. Preferred candidates have: • Basic knowledge of proper object handling and museum documentation. • Experience working in a museum, historic site, gallery, or related field. • Experience using museum collections management software to include PastPerfect. • Experience using environmental monitoring devices. • Experience in conducting a museum collections inventory.

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