Temporary Project Registrar, Atlanta History Center

  • November 07, 2022 9:33 PM
    Message # 12981609
    Anonymous

    Atlanta History Center is looking for a highly motivated and results oriented professional to fill the temporary part-time role within the organization of Project Registrar, 15-month positions; January 2023 - March 2024.

    Responsible for researching and improving access to approximately 1,000 museum objects for the purpose of creating a digital repository of these items. Works with staff members to ensure the care and safety of collections and follows collections policies and procedures. Will research collection items, create detailed and east to understand content on each record, and enters all relevant research and data into the institution’s collections management software database.

    Responsibilities
    ● Research and disseminate information gathered into detailed and easy to read content for at approximately 1,000 objects. ● Update collections records in ReDiscovery Proficio Collection Management System ● Collaborate with Collection Manager on project and research ● Communicate with staff regarding the process and any issues ● Participate in biweekly Project Committee meetings of inventoried records and review of web ready records ● Manage and track project numbers for digital surrogates/web ready items ● Assist Collections Manager with management of Graduate Research Assistants that are completing the inventory portion of this project.

    Qualifications
    ● M.A. (completed or in-process) in History, Public History, Museum Studies, or relevant field preferred ● Experience working with Museum Collections or Research ● Proficient in museum registration practices and principles ● Proficient in researching historic objects and writing exhibit quality text ● Knowledge and experience handling museum artifacts ● Experience tracking and managing deadlines ● Must be able to lift heavy objects Skills ● Proficient with word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; advanced proficiency in collections management software, preferably ReDiscovery Proficio ● Must have a thorough understanding of collections registration and historical research best practices ● Understanding of general collections management principles ● Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required Background Check Requirements • Satisfactory criminal background check required. • Satisfactory financial background check required.

    Cover letter and resume required. The hiring committee will interview candidates in person the week of November 28th and the following week as necessary. The estimated start date is January 3, 2023. No relocation expenses are covered.

    $25 per hour

    http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/careers

Georgia Association of Museums is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
P.O. Box 2133, Marietta, GA 30061

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