Position status and type
Open until filled
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The Marvin Samson Center for the History of Pharmacy at Saint Joseph’s University is seeking to engage a temporary, contract collections manager and curator. The Collections Manager and Curator will be responsible for organizing and cataloging materials from the Pharmacy Collection. The position will collaborate with the Library Director, Dean of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, and Chair of History Department to create a searchable, accessible collection of Pharmacy artifacts.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Create inventory using CatalogIT and a system to track the location of objects.
Create condition reports and database updates.
Photograph various objects and assist with maintaining photographic documentation of all processes.
Assist with the creation of content for the iWall and other electronic displays.
Assist with writing and applying for grants.
Other related duties as related to the museum collection as assigned.
Candidate should have the ability to lift 30lbs and stand or sit for extended periods of time.
Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years working with museum collections and databases.
Ability to work independently and be detail-oriented.
Knowledge and experience with museum collections care and best practices, organization and art handling experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to maintain working relationships with Library’s Archivist, Library staff and student employees.
Master’s degree in art history, museum studies or library science
For the full job posting and application instructions, please visit the SJU job posting: https://jobs.sju.edu/postings/19820
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