This position reports to the Assistant Director for Collections Management and is responsible for the care and documentation of the Museum’s collections consisting of artifacts, archival material, and oral histories. Essential duties include record keeping, storage, maintenance and retrieval. The Registrar is responsible for processing all incoming and outgoing loans, maintaining the collections management system, and keeping the permanent registration records and files. This position also assists in the implementation of exhibits.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in museum science, history, historic preservation or related field (Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred) and a minimum of three years experience in museums. In addition, a demonstrated knowledge of museum registration procedures, collections records management with the ability to work with computerized collections databases and object handling are required. Finally, general knowledge of World War II era history and material culture as well as the ability to perform duties of a manual nature (lifting, carrying and placing artifacts on shelves, including overhead, up to 50 pounds without assistance and climbing ladders up to 12 feet) are a must.
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