Posted July 8, 2014
The Missouri History Museum is seeking a full-time Project Manager/Collections Manager for the Soldier’s Memorial Project. The Manager will be responsible for coordinating the moving, cataloging, and storage of the collections of the Soldier’s Memorial to the temporary holding site and its return to permanent storage. The Manager will supervise catalogers, interns, and volunteers and work closely with the Soldier’s Memorial staff and St. Louis officials to facilitate the creation of a collections storage space that meets the current museum’s best practices and quality control of records. Additional collections-related tasks as assigned.
Master’s degree in Museum Studies, History or America Studies; experience working with/handling historic artifacts (diverse historical collections and a history background). Knowledge of and commitment to current museum best practices. Experience building mounts and housing for artifacts. Ability to lift 50 lbs. and climb ladders. Consistent, methodical work approach; good time-management skills and ability to work independently. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Patience and attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook. Familiarity with Mimsy XG collection database, Picasa photo processing software, and SLR camera system is desirable.
Salary range: $45,000.00-$51,000.00 annual, plus complete benefits package.
Deadline to Apply: Open until filled.
Please submit letter of interest and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or: Missouri History Museum Human Resources P.O. Box 11940 St. Louis, MO 63112-0040