• Museum Collections Project Assistant

    Posted: 03/01/2023

    Full Job Description

    Job Summary: To assist with museum collections work, including inventory and assessment of objects moving to off-site storage; basic object research; data entry into museum collections database (Collector Systems); additional support as needed related to museum collections such as object moves/handling, basic collections care.

    Classification: Part-time (Non-Exempt) project based; March-December (15-20 hrs/wk)

    Salary Range: $21.00 -$22.00 per hour and a 401(k) contribution (not a match).

    Specific Responsibilities

    · Inventory and assessment of objects including furniture, decorative arts, fine art, ephemera

    · Photographing objects as needed

    · Packing objects for long-term storage

    · Updating museum collections database with object information including location and condition

    · Other duties as assigned related to object handling, moving objects, and basic collections care


    · Bachelor’s degree in history, art history, fine art or related field

    · Strong knowledge in object handling and awareness/sensitivity

    · Previous museum experience preferred; internships and volunteer work will be considered

    · Interest in history and behind the scenes work of museums

    · Ability to perform tasks independently

    · Ability to perform physical tasks (lift 30 lbs.) with physical mobility and ability to climb stairs and ladders

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé. The position remains open until filled. EOE.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Pay: $21.00 - $22.00 per hour


    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching


    • Monday to Friday

    Work Location: One location

    Interested parties may apply here.

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