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Collections Assistant, Evergreen Museum & Library

This position includes registration and collections care for Evergreen Museum & Library, Homewood Museum, and non-museum held University Collections. It is 19 hours/wk and candidates may apply at jobs.jhu.edu  

Position Summary:

With the primary goal to provide digital access to collections in the University’s historic house museums as well as non-museum cultural properties collections .

Responsibilities:

  • Registration of all objects including: object handling, inventory, creation of hardcopy and digital files, photo documentation, basic cataloging, measuring, numbering/tagging, and location change tracking in both digital and paper records
  • Assist with incoming and outgoing loan requests and secure insurance certificates as needed
  • Room book/PastPerfect object description updates
  • Duties may also include collections care activities at the direction of the appropriate Director/Curator (such as: metals polishing, dusting/cleaning, storage organization).

Qualifications

Undergraduate degree required, masters’ preferred. Experience with PastPerfect or comparable collections database.


NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at 443-997-5100. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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