« Back to all jobs Assistant Project Archivist /Part-Time/Project

  • Employer: Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, WA
  • Salary: $17.63 – $22.91 Hourly

Schedule:  (variable, but) Tuesday-Saturday,  16 hours per week.
Position is expected to adjust work schedule for evening trainings and/or work additional hours as required to meet business needs and deadlines.

Who we are:
The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture (MAC) seeks to engage our audiences in the appreciation of art, history, and culture of the Inland Northwest and beyond, through collection stewardship, exhibitions and programs that enrich and inspire. Established in 1916, the MAC is the oldest cultural organization in Spokane, Washington, and serves over 100,000 visitors each year from around the region. The museum collections contain over 63,000 objects, including the largest known collection of Plateau tribal art and artifacts.  The Institutional Mission is to collect, preserve and present cultural history and art in an educational and entertaining way for visitors.

What you will be doing:
You will work under the direction of the Curator of Special Collections on archival arrangement and description projects of unprocessed collections at the Joel E. Ferris Research Library and Archives at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture.  You will get to participate with archival processing through an arrangement and description project centered on the collections related to Expo ’74 (the World’s Fair held in Spokane, WA in 1974).

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