NOW HIRING: Collections Assistant/Registrar

COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT/REGISTRAR

Part-time, Temporary – 480 hours total from October 2022 to June 2023. (Hours per week flexible based on availability.)

Compensation: $17.50 per hour

  • This is a grant-funded position.
  • Successful applicant will be considered an Independent Contractor at MCHS.
  • Temporary employees are not eligible for museum benefits.

Start Date: Tentatively October 1, 2022
End Date: No later than June 25, 2023

Primary Responsibilities:

  • All work will be conducted under the supervision of the Collections Manager.
  • Employee will be expected to accurately identify, research and catalog three-dimensional artifacts, documents, photographs, & etc. that are part of the Weyerhaeuser Museum’s collections-in-waiting (more commonly referred to as “backlog”.) Employee will then correctly box/shelve artifacts in the collections’ storage areas.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accessioning artifacts, which includes researching, identifying, describing, and photographing object before entering information into collections digital catalog.
  • Responsible for assessing the best storage option for accessioned artifact, boxing and shelving object, and recording storage location into collections catalog.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in researching, identifying, describing, and photographing artifacts to common museum standards.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in museum studies, history, or related field.
  • Experience with PastPerfect or similar collections software preferred but not required.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to:
Amy Mann, Collections Manager
Morrison County Historical Society
PO Box 239
Little Falls, MN 56345-0239
or via email to mocohistory@gmail.com by 5:00 p.m., August 22, 2022

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