Employment

Unless otherwise specified, please reply to:

Yvonne Dalton
Hagley Museum and Library
P. O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807

E-mail: ydalton@hagley.org

Hagley appreciates the interest and efforts of all individuals who submit resumes and other documents for consideration of employment with us. Regrettably, however, we are no longer able to acknowledge and/or respond to all resumes received unless an interview for a specific vacancy is actually scheduled. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Hagley Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

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.

To apply:
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
ydalton@hagley.org

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.



Join the dynamic Museum and Audience Engagement division at Hagley. Highly-motivated and organized individual will coordinate all aspects of special projects as identified by the Executive Director and Director, Museum and Audience Engagement. Under the direction of the Director, Museum and Audience Engagement, interface with staff and customers/vendors to effectively coordinate projects from inception to completion. Projects include, but are not limited to: fireworks; patent model initiatives; exhibition development; website updates. Secure proper internal and external approvals. Includes administrative work and occasional evening and weekend assignments.

Minimum Associate’s Degree and two (2) years of administrative or project management experience preferred. In lieu of degree, relevant work experience of at least three (3) years in similar positions is acceptable. Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with staff and external partners. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required, knowledge of Drupal or other digital content management programs. Valid driver’s license for occasional travel.

Resume and cover letter should be sent to:

Yvonne Dalton, Director, Personnel Support Services
Hagley Museum and Library
P.O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807
ydalton@hagley.org

This position will remain open until filled.