Collections Technician (Part-time)

 

Summary

Under the supervision of the Collections Manager, the Collections Technician is responsible for inventorying and cataloging of history, archive, and science collections, preparing artifacts for storage, and database maintenance and data entry.  The position requires resolute concentration and research skills, experience with artifact handling and preparation, and attention to detail and accuracy in data entry.

 

Basic Function and Responsibilities (including but not limited to)

  • Preparing Collections Storage space for storage of artifacts

  • Preparing artifacts for storage

  • Housing, organizing, inventorying, cataloging, moving, and storing the Teaching Collection as appropriate

  • Monitoring the movement of artifacts at all stages and keeping the inventory database up-to-date

  • Consulting with the Collections Manager and Curators regarding the database and the accuracy of its information

  • Performing other collections-related activities as assigned

 

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in History, Museum Studies, or related field required

  • Artifact handling experience required

  • High frequency of strenuous activity — lifting heavy objects, moving carts, using box cutters and hot melt glue guns to construct artifact storage trays, etc

  • Good manual skills, good communications skills, demonstrated remarkable organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to focus on tasks and willingness to follow directions and procedures required

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule (other than 9-5; including weekends)

  • Must be able to work independently or in a team situation

  • Must have valid driver’s license and maintain a clear driving record as well as complete the annual driver safety course to be an authorized driver for the museum

  • Computer skills in PastPerfect and ReDiscovery desirable

 

 

APPLY HERE FOR THIS POSITION!

 

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE FORT WORTH MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND HISTORY!

 

 

 


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