Archives Director, Atlanta, GA | The Breman Museum

By IS Lab November 23, 2021

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Atlanta, Georgia, POSITION SUMMARY The Breman Museum Archives Director will work closely with the Executive Director and department heads to maintain best practices and industry standards within the archives as it relates to collections care, exhibition, programming, development, and promotion PRIMARY DUTIES • Oversee growth, preservation, and access to archives • Serve as a reference archivist and encourage public access • Manage the collection storage space • Oversee and facilitate loans from the archives to other scholarly institutions • Manage archival content on display in the museum galleries • Train and supervise archives staff, volunteers, and interns • Lecture and publish scholarly articles on topics related to the archives • Develop and coordinate programs related to the archives • Oversee archives related content management systems and smart phone applications • Serve as content manager for research section of museum website • Provide guided tours of museum galleries and archives • Assist with departmental budget strategy decisions • Write and review archives related grants • Manage Collections Committee and organize meetings • Play a significant role in strategic planning for the archives and museum REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Graduate degree from an archives management program • At least 5 years archives experience • Strong understanding of current technologies applicable to archives • Collaborative, customer-focused personality • Excellent planning and organizational skills • Experience working with donors • Team-building managerial style PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Significant knowledge of Southern Jewish history • Proficiency in ArchivesSpace, CollectionSpace, and Aviary • Grant writing experience PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS • Ability to lift and bend with boxes or volumes weighing up to 50 pounds • Climb and reach on step stools and ladders • Ability to be exposed to dust and allergens $55K or commensurate with experience