The Trumbull County Historical Society seeks a Part-Time Collections Manager.

The Trumbull County Historical Society seeks to hire a part-time Collections Manager to assist with a grant-funded collections cataloging, rehousing, and data entry project.  This position is for 20 hours a week.  Compensation is set at $13/hour. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as an advocate/liaison for the Trumbull County Historical Society and the surrounding community
  • Create inventories for a variety of museum artifact collections, photograph artifacts, and maintain best practices for standards of object care
  • Create entries in CatalogIt, TCHS’s collections management software, and participate in CatalogIt trainings
  • Assist with a large-scale collections move and with the creation and organization of collections storage spaces
  • Participate in museum webinars and trainings related to best practices in collections management
  • Participate in conversations with a grant-funded collections conservator and utilize TCHS resources to conduct object research as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director

Recommended Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in History, Museum Studies , or a related field.Master’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to develop strong, positive relationships with visitors and community partners
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and computer skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong professional ethics


Salary range: $13/hr

Job classification: Grant-funded, part-time

To apply: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please submit a cover letter and resume to TCHS Director Meghan Reed via email: [email protected].

Walk-ins and phone calls will not be accepted.  Trumbull County Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer.

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Posted: August 21, 2020