Minnesota Masonic Homes

Contract Collections Assistant

Location
Bloomington, MN, USA
Posted
Jan 05, 2018
Closes
Jan 17, 2018
Category
Healthcare
Employment Status
Full Time
Description

The Minnesota Masonic Historical Society and Museum seeks two full time, contract collections assistants to inventory portions of the museum's 2D and 3D historical collections. These are grant-funded positions whose responsbilies will include data entry, photographing objects, and handling/rehousing collections in accordance with the scope of the grant project.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in museum studies, public history, history or related field
  • Minimum 6 months experience working with historical collections at a museum, historical society or equivalent
  • Experience with PastPerfect museum software, Micorsoft Office, and Photoshop or Photoshop Elements
  • Knowledge of accepted collections/museum cataloging procedures, artifact handling and preservations practices
  • Historical research skills
  • Ability to work both independantly and as part of a team
  • Able to transport materials up to 50 lbs
  • Capable to retrieving objects from shelving up to 8 feet in height

 

Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 



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