Applications due August 8, 2014
The Dyer Library/Saco Museum seeks a motivated and experienced Collections and Archives Manager who will be responsible for the oversight and preservation of the DLSM’s permanent object and archival collections. Primary responsibilities include accessioning and cataloguing collections objects and archival materials, processing incoming/outgoing loans, maintaining cataloguing records in Past Perfect, performing basic preventative conservation care, and monitoring environmental conditions in the museum and its collections. The Collections Manager also assists with exhibition development and implementation as well as managing a small museum gift shop. The successful candidate will have a solid knowledge of collection development and management systems, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as an effective team member. Excellent customer service skills and a willingness to share information with the public are essential. Candidates should have a BA in history, art history, and/or museum studies or a related field, or a relevant combination of education and experience. Completion of a graduate program is preferred. 37.5 hours per week with occasional evenings and weekends as required. Benefit package. Hourly rate $15-16 based on experience. Please email cover letter and resume to Tara Raiselis at email@example.com. Open application through Friday August 8th, 2014.