Job Opportunities

Collections Assistant (Paid Consultant)*

Hours: 8 hours per week

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills; ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with the FHS team.
  • Ability to establish priorities and remain focused; ability to grasp big picture while working on details.
  • Research experience very helpful.
  • Competency with computers a priority; familiarity with PastPerfect museum software a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work with volunteers, boards, and committees.
  • Enthusiasm for history, museums and preservation.
  • Knowledge of Freedom history preferred.
  • Have the ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 25 pounds, bend, stoop, kneel, sit or stand for extended periods of time.

Responsibilities

Work independently to:

  • Input and revise catalog records of museum collection into a database.
  • Organize and maintain digital and paper archival files.
  • Follow established priorities and regularly communicate with/report to the FHS board as to progress, needs and suggestions.
  • Conduct research on Freedom history and family records.
  • Revise/update policies and procedures, as required.
  • Support the daily operations of the FHS and other tasks as needed.

Letters of interest and experience, or inquiries regarding this job opening, may be emailed to fhsociety28@gmail.com by January 7, 2019.

*Consultant position: This is position is for an independent contractor (1099), and as such will be responsible for submitting monthly invoices and progress reports for payment and for filing of his/her own taxes.