Skip to main content

New Job Vacancy: Three positions as Collections Managers at History Associates [Temp]

Three positions as Collections Managers at History Associates

History Associates (HAI) is excited to announce we are seeking three experienced full-time collections managers with artifact handling and collections management/inventory experience to work on a short-term project in New London, Connecticut. This project is expected to last for approximately two months.

History Associates is a professional historical services firm providing customized historical, archival, digital archives, records management, museum and exhibit services to industry, the professions, government, and non-profit organizations for over thirty years.

The Collections Managers will assist in conducting an inventory and in flagging inconsistencies during a wall-to-wall inventory. Alongside a team of museum professionals, and under the supervisions of the Project Manager, work will include verifying specific catalog fields and reconciling that information with existing data.

The position will involve both working independently and with other project and museum staff in a fast-paced work environment. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively communicate and meet strict deadlines while achieving accurate data processing and accountability for the collections.
  • Bachelor's degree in History, Library Science, Museum Studies or other applicable field. Preference given to Master's degree in Museum Studies or related focus.
  • Minimum two years experience artifact handling and cataloging historical material and/or artwork
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with PastPerfect database or similar collections management systems and MS Office Suite.
  • Proven examples of working under strict deadlines
  • Understanding of and experience in conducting a museum inventory and implementing standard nomenclature (Chenhall's)
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of collections policies and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and to exercise discretion, initiative and judgement
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills

Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume (unofficial) transcripts, names and contact information including e-mail address of three references to:

History Associates Incorporated

300 N. Stonestreet Avenue

Rockville, MD 20850

Popular posts from this blog

Call for Papers: #BHC2022MexicoCity

Business History in Times of Disruption: Embracing Complexity and Diversity Annual Meeting of the Business History Conference Sheraton Mexico City María Isabel Hotel Ciudad de México, México April 7-9, 2022 [ bookmark the CFP ] The Covid-19 crisis arrived with little warning, disrupting global business and trade. Industries as different as tourism, retail, and manufacturing were plunged into disarray by travel restrictions, broken supply chains, and quarantines. The pandemic also underscored the growing dangers posed by economic inequality and environmental degradation, hinting at a more tumultuous future. We have, it seems, entered into a new age of uncertainty. Informed by these developments, the 2022 Business History Conference will explore the diverse ways that entrepreneurs, firms, and organizations coped with complexity, uncertainty, and disruption over the long run. The Program Committee welcomes individual papers and session proposals that explore this theme. Submissions can a

Call for Submissions: Business History Collective and the webinar series

Call for Submissions: Business History Collective and the webinar series The network aims to promote scholarship in the fields of business history, management history, organizational history, corporate history, and other related fields. The network will launch the Spring 2021 webinar series to provide a space for the presentation and discussion of works in progress, dissertation chapters, or R&R manuscripts. The webinars are open to scholars primarily from a qualitative perspective, willing to engage in productive conversations by providing supportive and constructive comments to peers. We are currently looking for presenters and attendees to get things moving forward. We especially welcome submissions from graduate students and early-career researchers. We strongly encourage women, people of color, members of minority groups, scholars based in or working on under-represented geographies (such as Latin America, the Mediterranean Basin, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia), and schola

AHA Virtual Seminar: Business History Today

Virtual AHA Seminar: Business History Today April 13th, 2021 2 pm  Colloquium--An assessment of the doing of business history at the beginning of the 21st century, sketching new trends and themes. Chair:  Philip B. Scranton , Rutgers University-Camden Presenters: Business History, Theory, and Globalization by Kenneth J. Lipartito , Florida International University Rethinking Chinese Economic Life and Business History by Philip Thai , Northeastern University Economic Life and the Margins of Business History by Alexia Yates , University of Manchester Histories of Business in Africa: Lessons from Ghana by Bianca Murillo , California State University, Dominguez Hills