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Performs museum technician work in maintaining official records of museum collections. Work involves preparing, cataloging and maintaining records of the accession, condition evaluation, location, photographic documentation, and related data regarding artifacts and archival collections while ensuring the proper storage, preservation, and exhibition of collection objects according to professional museum standards.
Essential Job Functions/Other Duties/KSA
Maintains acquisition records of all loans and donations of items.
Manages accessioning, cataloging, inventorying, storing, monitoring, and physical labeling of collection items.
Drafts collection conservation recommendations and performs preventive conservation procedures on collection items.
Manages a comprehensive computer systems program of museum’s collections: develops and implements databases for maintaining information and data regarding the museum cultural history collections; writes programs to print selected fields to produce customized forms, reports, and card files.
Answers inquiries and provides research assistance to staff and general public involving use of museum’s archival collections, library resources, or collections documentation.
Prepares itemized budgets and procures supplies needed for conservation and storage.
Arranges insurance coverage for items loaned to museum, via County risk manager.
Assists curator in reviewing and revising collections related policies and procedures.
Assists immediate supervisor with day-to-day operations and research projects.
Assists other museum departments in the installation, dismantling, and maintenance of exhibits, artifacts, and specimens.
Photographs, digitally and conventionally, museum collection items.
Maintains acquisition records of all loans and donation items and manages various data based.
Operates and maintains environmental equipment used in monitoring artifacts in storage and on exhibit.
Reviews incoming loan contracts for sufficiency and prepares facility reports and other documentation to satisfy loan requirements. Prepares outgoing loan agreements, permission use forms, etc.
Develops and revises Museum Hurricane and Disaster Recovery Plan and assists in the revision of Hurricane Preparedness Plan and Emergency Preparedness plan.
Performs related work as required.