• Project Manager - Archival Collections (Temporary - Contract Position)

    Job Location(s) US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2018 5:15 PM)
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    Opry Entertainment Group
  • Overview

    Under the direction of the Archivist, the Project Manager coordinates and executes archival processing project activities according to established timeline and work plan while supervising work of project assistants.


    • Oversee and unpack, sort, survey, inventory the collection items and arrange by type and material; tag and label each item with a unique identifying number and log that into an Excel inventory worksheet.
    • Train and supervise two full-time Project Assistants who will carry out collection processing tasks.
    • Oversee and perform basic conservation cleaning tasks on collection items as needed and identify and document items requiring preservation treatments.
    • Oversee and rehouse items as needed into archival enclosures, folders, and boxes.
    • Track progress and provide weekly progress reports to supervising Archivist.



    • BA History or Museum Studies; MSILS candidate or equivalent knowledge required.


    • 1-3 years of experience in museum registration.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of standard museum registration and object handling practices and procedures. Database knowledge is required (TMS experience preferred) as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
    • Ability to work independently; can manage and communicate well with others.


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