Hagley Museum and Library is seeking a part-time Business Manager for a collection development program, Hagley Heritage Curators. The successful candidate will work with the Library Director and Curators to identify firms and trade associations with historically significant records for the purposes of building research collections at Hagley, and undertaking preservation work and projects (e.g., archival processing, conservation, digitization, oral history, etc.).
The successful candidate will have both historical training and business acumen; skills appropriate to managing client relations and communicating Hagley’s program to prospective client-depositors; and indicate the ability to build and maintain and build the library’s marketing and outreach efforts, including its Hagley Heritage Curators membership program.
Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in history with experience in cultural heritage institutions, with a focus on records preservation and archives. Ability to undertake background research on current and potential clients and their needs is a must. Advanced degrees and/or at least five years’ experience with corporate records preferred. Must have excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills; ability to work independently; and have a valid driver’s license.
Send resume with a cover letter listing at least two references to:
Hagley Museum and Library
Yvonne Dalton, Director, Personnel Support Services
P.O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807
Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018 and preliminary phone interviews with qualified candidates will follow. The job will remain open until filled.
Hagley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.