Curatorial and Library Associate, Nantucket Historical Association, Nantucket MA
posted June 25, 2013 9:23 PM
The Nantucket Historical Association is seeking a highly organized, positive team player to join its award-winning team as a Curatorial and Library Associate
The Curatorial and Library Associate is a key member of the curatorial team, reporting directly to, and working with, the Chief Curator. The Associate participates in the cataloguing, registration, and general organization of the Research Library collections. The Associate works closely with library staff, and the Obed Macy Research Chair in particular, to ensure successful relations with the public. The Associate also provides support as needed for the development and implementation of changing exhibitions and the ongoing care of permanent exhibitions. The Associate plays a role in the management, research, and interpretation of the NHA's holdings and collections.
The ideal candidate holds a Master of Library Science or Museum Studies degree or equivalent master's or other advanced degree; has a proven track record of working with library/archival collections; has working knowledge of database software, Photoshop, and digital image manipulation techniques; has some demonstrated curatorial/exhibition experience; is customer-friendly and flexible; has a professional attitude and a sense of humor.
Cover letter, resume, and three references should be e-mailed to Rebecca Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by regular mail to Ms. Miller at Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554.