The Collections Specialist will oversee the work of consultants and interns and be the primary staff liaison to the Collections Committee of the Lynn Museum/LynnArts Board of Directors. The Collections Specialist reports directly to the Executive Director. Responsibilities: •Cares for, presents, interprets and acquires collections objects. • Creates exhibition schedule and supervises production, including preparing loan requests, corresponding with artists and lenders, produce exhibition labels, and other exhibition preparation. • Prepares and maintains collection files including acquisition, accession and deaccession, deed of gift, and object condition reports. • Monitors and maintains building safety and environment for optimal collection care and preservation. • Maintains and updates collection database PastPerfect for object cataloguing. • Executes “Rights and Reproduction” requests. • Fields and responds to inquiries, both public and internal, regarding the collection, artists, acquisitions, exhibitions, and general curatorial matters. • Advises, prepares meetings, and provides reports for the Collections Committee of the Board of Directors. QUALIFICATIONS/SALARY: Successful candidates should have at minimum a Bachelors degree in Museum Studies, Art, History, Anthropology or a related field. Masters degree highly preferred along with demonstrated knowledge of PastPerfect . Lynn Museum/LynnArts c/o Drew Russo, Executive Director 590 Washington Street Lynn, MA 01901 Or by email to: No phone calls please.Posted on: 05/11/2015