The archivist/curator is responsible for the collection of books, memorabilia, papers, audio and visual recordings and documents owned by and, primarily, housed at the Robert H. Jackson Center. The archivist/curator would be expected to possess a detailed knowledge of the collection in the Center’s possession. Duties include acquiring, researching, storing and interpreting the collection for the public. Much of the curator’s time would be spent researching and writing about the Jackson Center’s collection.
Archivist/Curator Job Duties include, but are not limited to:
Acquire, appraise, process, catalog, and preserve permanent records and historically valuable documents. Arrange records to provide provenance and original order
Oversee collections of artwork and historic items.
Prepare and restore objects and documents in the Center’s collections or secure outside expertise, as needed.
Curate exhibits at least two original exhibits a year in the Special Exhibit space at the Center
Reporting relationships: Works under the direction of the Robert H. Jackson Center’s president. ______________________________________________________________________________
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this position. They are not intended to be a complete list of all duties performed.
Updated: April 2019
Bachelor’s degree in history, library science, archival science, political science, or a suitable equivalent. A minimum of 2 years’ experience through an internship, volunteering or working in archives and museums. Experience in collection management, research, exhibit design, or restoration, is necessary for this part-time position. Training in technical writing, data management and other subjects are considered a plus.
About Robert H. Jackson Center
Robert H. Jackson Center: The mission of the Robert H. Jackson Center is to advance public awareness and appreciation of the principles of justice and the rule of law as embodied in the achievements and legacy of Robert H. Jackson, U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Chief U.S. Prosecutor at Nuremberg.
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