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Antique Boat Museum Collections Asst.

Posted in 1 by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on July 22, 2009

ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM SEEKS COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT

The Antique Boat Museum, the largest freshwater maritime museum in the world situated on the St. Lawrence River in the beautiful Thousand Islands, requires a Collections Assistant.

Reporting to the Curator and working closely with the other members of the Public Programs Department, and ABM Facilities staff, the Collections Assistant’s primary responsibility is to assist with the care and management of the Museum’s artifact collections. As well as artifact-based tasks, the job also entails researching artifacts and historical themes for the development of exhibits, programs and publications.

The ideal candidate will have experience in computerized collections management systems and related functions, such as insuring, moving, storing, packing and transporting artifacts. They should also have experience and/or a demonstrated interest in maritime and boating history. The ABM’s Public Programs Department is a highly-computerized environment, and the Collections Assistant should be familiar with digital photography; scanning and digital imaging; Adobe Photoshop and MS Office applications. This position is full-time year-round; salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

Applications should include a cover letter and resume, and should be submitted by mail or email to Daniel Miller, Curator, Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary Street, Clayton, NY 13624, dmiller@abm.org.  

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. While we would like to personally thank everyone who submits an application, we will only contact those who are invited to interview.

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