3 Mar 2017

Part-Time Job Museum Director – Museum Archives

Masonic Home for Children at Oxford (Job Poster) – Oxford, North Carolina, United States

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Job Description

Museum Director Sallie Mae Ligon Museum & Archives

Principal responsibilities:

1. Functions as Museum Director; organizes archival records and develops classification systems to facilitate access to archival materials.

2. Researches and records the origins and historical significance of archival materials.

3. Works with public outreach programs, such as tours, workshops, and other MHCO events for residents, staff, and visiting public.

4. Understands archival policy guidelines concerning access and use of materials.

5. Provides assistance in researching materials for users requesting archival materials.

Prerequisite Qualification, Education, Experience, or Certification:

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, Library Science, History, Social Science, Museum Science, Archeology or related field.

• Intermediate level proficiency in basic computer programs including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office. Experience with Past Perfect or other collections database management systems a plus.

• Some experience with financial management, reporting, fiscal budget preparation, and maintenance.

• Experience creating marketing plans and public relations programs.

• Some experience related to educational programming or group visit programming.

Preferred Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, Library Science, History, Social Science, Museum Science, Archeology or related field.

• Knowledge of genealogical/historical research procedures; working knowledge of HIPAA regulations.

• Experience in maintenance and upkeep of an historic site

• Experience in supervising staff of employees, volunteers, and interns

Demonstrated skills required:

° Ideal candidate possesses archival/collection experience in a museum setting and is comfortable working independently or as part of a team.

° Prior experience with scanning, image manipulation and digitizing software, digital standards, copyright and permissions required.

° Experience in supervising staff, students and volunteers.

° Good organizational skills and attention to detail essential.

° Demonstrate ability to communicate, orally and in writing.

° Excellent interpersonal skills.

° Must be able to lift boxes of 20 lbs. or less and handle fragile items.

Applicant must have a complete and clear background check, as is required for any full-time employee, as well as a physical and TB test, and must have results in all that meet the requirements as outlined in our policies and procedures and per our licensure agreement.

Desired applicant can have a background in museum studies, or have held a position in a library or archival collection. This person must possess the ability to work hours outside the normal administrative work hours as needed.

Major functions or responsibilities:

Museum Director will carry out efficiently and effectively assigned
research and organization projects;

Museum Director will understand the scope and content of collections held by the museum & archives; to be informed about the history of the Home by studying materials
held in the collections and placed in the museum’s exhibitions;

Museum Director will stay informed about policy guidelines governing access and use of all MHCO materials, particularly those held in the archives;

Museum Director will act as liaison between the museum & archives, museum visitors, MHCO staff and residents, alumni of the Home, and the visiting public.

Visit the website www.mhc-oxford.org and under the Work With Us tab complete the pre-employment paperwork to submit to Lisa Proctor, HR Coordinator at lproctor@mhc-oxford.org along with resume.



• Job Title: Museum Director – Museum Archives
• Job Type: Part-Time Job
• Employer: Masonic Home for Children at Oxford
• website: www.mhc-oxford.org
• Location: Oxford, North Carolina, United States

Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: director, financial, library, management, marketing, and museum. Location: North Carolina.