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Museum Archives Aide – Part-Time, Salvation Army Historical Museum (Hoffman Estates, IL)
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Contributed By: Jolie Diepenhorst
Website: https://salarmycentral.org/historical-museum/

Museum Archives Aide- Part Time

Looking for a place where "Doing the Most Good" is a mission? The Salvation Army has a Museum Archives Aide position, working part-time at 19 hours per week, available for the ideal candidate.

This position is located in the northwest suburbs of Hoffman Estates, Illinois near the Sears Center.

In compliance with the ADA Amendment Act if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for this position, please call 847-294-2166.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disabled.

The Museum Archives Aide will be responsible for:
  • addressing research requests which includes; accessing museum email account, identifying appropriates resources, digitizing source material, and distributing all appropriate material to researcher.
  • cataloguing, digitization, storage and re-housing of all archival and photographic material.
  • assist with work on exhibits which includes: research, identifying archival and photographic material preparation, label proofing reading, exhibits development and delivery and other exhibit related tasks.
  • assist with depart programs along with on-site and off-site museum programs as assigned. This includes programs research, material assembly and  cleanup in addition to staffing program.
  • collaborate with Registrar in developing and executing collections projects, assist with three-dimensional collections projects as needed.
  • give building and museum tours to internal and external audiences as needed.
Salary:
Starting salary for this part-time position is $17.22/hour.

Education:
Bachelor's degree in History, Archives, Museum Studies, Public History or similar required.

Experience:
One-year experience working in a museum collections/exhibitions or library archives environment preferred.

Physical Requirements:
  • lifting, pulling, and pushing of materials up to 40 lbs
  • requires bending, squatting, walking
  • may stand for extended periods
  • some exposure to dust and mild chemicals
Travel:
One weekend per year (early June)


Keywords: musem, archives, part-time, Chicago, history

Posted: January 14, 2020
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