Bell Museum: Temporary Collections Cataloger

  • Thursday, March 08, 2018 8:39 AM
    Message # 5916027

    This is a temporary, full-time position for one year. Funding is from a grant from the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Program, administered by the Minnesota Historical Society. The collections cataloger will create a digital collection management system including digital images of all Jaques works in Minnesota, including holdings at the Bell Museum, Jaques Art Center in Aitkin, MN; the St. Louis County Historical Society in Duluth and the Minnesota Museum of Mining in Chisholm. Statewide, the collection includes approximately 1200 objects as well as many related documents.

    Under direction of the Curator of Exhibits, the Collections Cataloger oversees all aspects of the funded archiving and digital collections project. The Collections Cataloger will 1) assist in the implementation of data standards and data entry guidelines, 2) organize, compile and digitize source documents related to the works in the collection, 3) enter compiled data in collections management system, 4) confer with Curator and other staff to ensure accuracy of data and 5) supervise student assistant who will complete most routine data entry. Basic data from the system together with images will be publically accessible through the UMN Libraries Media Archives.

    For more details and to apply online, visit the University of Minnesota's employment board at: https://z.umn.edu/BellCollCat

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