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D&L Museum Collections Manager

Delaware & Lehigh - D&L Museum Collections Manager
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The D&L seeks a highly organized, detail-oriented individual with expertise in archival/collections management to oversee the collections of the National Canal Museum, which includes artifacts, framed art, maps and engineering drawings, and archival materials relating to the history of canals and associated industries.

The Museum Collections Manager plays an important role in establishing protocols to improve the care and preservation of, and access to, the museum’s collections. The Museum Collections Manager oversees the ongoing maintenance, storage, and proper display of the collections and the records that document them (both physical and digital). The Museum Collections Manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining high standards of collections care utilizing best practices in digitization, storage, environmental conditions, housing, cataloguing, etc. The Collections Manager will also help facilitate incoming and outgoing loans as well as providing access to the collections. He/she/they will supervise the work of collections interns and volunteers.

This position is currently a 30 hour per week role with a flexible work schedule and the possibility of increased hours in future years. As the position requires regular physical interaction with and monitoring of the collections, remote work will be minimal.

You can read the full position announcement here.

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