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07-17-2013, 06:56 AM

Company Name:
City of Elmhurst

Job Function:
Registrar/Collections Management

Entry Level:

Elmhurst, Illinois, 60126, United States

July 16, 2013

Job Type:

Job Duration:

Min Education:

Min Experience:
2-3 Years



Job Description
This is a professional position, which is responsible for record-keeping, housing, and movement of objects in the collections of the museum. Responsibility includes the maintenance of the permanent record of history, status, condition and location of the artifacts comprising the museumís collections.

Job Requirements

Bachelorís degree required, prefer degree in humanities-related discipline. Masterís Degree in Museum Studies or related field, preferred.
Minimum of two years of registrar experience working with museum collections required including: working with the public, dealing with donors, handling insurance, tracking inventory, cataloging, numbering objects, and processing loans.
Experience working with a museum collection database system (Vernon Collection Management System, preferred).
Knowledge of practices and standards related to collection management and museum registration.
Proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to utilize a scanner and digital SLR camera.
Knowledge of or willingness to learn Elmhurst history, Illinois history and American history.
Possesses public relations, presentation, interpersonal, and written skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in the museum, the City, and the public.
Ability to independently organize, develop, plan and produce projects.
Must possess valid Illinois driverís license and an acceptable driving record.
Work is performed at the Elmhurst Historical Museum facility, the remote collections storage facility, and other locations in the community or surrounding communities.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Part-time position with flexible work hours.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. Submit completed application and resume online at www.elmhurst.org (http://www.elmhurst.org/). Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of background check, drug screen, and physical. Position open until filled.

The City provides equal opportunity and offers reasonable accommodations in all programs and employment.