The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art Seeks Archival Collections Specialist

Organization Name The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Organization Contact Name Kaitlin Foss
Organization Contact E-mail
Organization Contact Phone Number (941) 3595700

Archival Collections Specialist

The Archival Collections Specialist is responsible for the scholarly research, processing, and creation of finding aids for The Ringling’s archival collection, as well as the digitization of ephemera and works on paper, and adding collection and related information into The Museum System (TMS). This position may present research findings and/or work with the Curatorial department to create exhibitions.

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ relevant experience or a combination of relevant post high school education and experience equal to six years.

Knowledge of and the ability to apply the processes, procedures and methods used in museum operations in compliance with applicable governing entities such as the American Association of Museums.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Knowledge of collections development and cataloguing.

Knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of collections management to include proper handling, installation, preservation and/or maintenance.

Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions.

Masters Degree preferred in information or library science.

Experience conducting independent scholarly research.

Experience with digitization of collection items to include works on paper. Working knowledge of The Museum System (TMS).

Anticipated salary of $30,000 – $40,000 per year + Florida state benefits available. Work hours are 8:00 am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Deadline 01-02-2019

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