Archivist & Curator of Collections

Posted on 02/11/2019

Archivist & Curator of Collections
Tulsa Historical Society & Museum – Application Deadline: February 28, 2019

LOCATION: Tulsa, Oklahoma

DESCRIPTION: Tulsa Historical Society & Museum seeks a full-time Archivist & Curator of Collections to supervise and work with the collection. THSM is looking for a dedicated, energetic candidate who is able to work in an environment with multiple responsibilities and varied duties. Primary duties include maintaining collection, collection development, working with volunteers/interns, maintaining collections database, interacting with the media and the members of the public regarding Tulsa history through research requests and museum exhibits.

DUTIES: Maintain, develop and implement ongoing organization of institutional holdings  comprised of photographic, archival, and artifact collections relating to Tulsa history; work with the public by building relationships to enhance the collection; manage, train and evaluate archival volunteers and interns; catalogue, process, digitize items within the THSM collection; maintain collections database; work with staff creating exhibits in the museum; manage public access to collection including media and research requests; maintain THSM digital collection; promote THSM while dealing with public, fellow institutions, historians, educators, museums and civic organizations.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Museum Studies preferred, with emphasis on archives, or ongoing coursework toward completion of Master’s degree; relevant archival experience organizing and processing museum collections; building relationships with community; ability to work proficiently with scanners, computers and PastPerfect museum software; ability to work in environment with multiple concurrent short and long-term projects; ability to lift and carry archival boxes and historical artifacts; a love of history. 

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume electronically to Michelle Place at [email protected]. No telephone calls or walk-ins. Application deadline is February 28, 2019.