Topic ID #34646 - posted 1/28/2015 2:07 AM

Preservation Associate (part-time) - Philadelphia, PA



Jennifer Palmer

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Preservation Associate (part-time)
Posted January 27, 2015
Position Details
Type    Part Time
Offered By    SS United States Conservancy 
115 Chestnut Street 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary    Negotiable hourly rate.
For More
Information    ((see listing))
http://www.ssusc.org 
The SS United States Conservancy is currently recruiting for a part-time Preservation Associate to assist the Conservancy’s preservation team with the organization’s curatorial tasks.

Duties
Help catalogue the Conservancy’s current archival collections and artifacts using PastPerfect or similar museum-based software.
Aid in placing the various items of the Conservancy’s archival collections and artifacts into archival storage materials.
Assist in the creation of a digital database of all of the available SS United States’ passenger lists and crew rosters.
Contribute and aid in the organization and collection of oral histories.
Assist in documenting compelling archival holdings, vintage images, and oral histories/written recollections for dissemination in Conservancy social media outlets and other outreach channels.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
Experience in museum cataloging and historic preservation
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
Willingness and ability to work independently
Excellent writing and editing skills
Must have personal computer for use

For more information, view the full employment listing by clicking here.





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