EDUCATION & EXHIBITION SPEC LEAD
|MDP Museum Services
|9/8/2023 12:00:00 AM
|10/9/2023 11:59:00 PM
|$53,627.00 - $85,951.00/year
The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) is the state agency dedicated to preserving and interpreting the legacy of Maryland’s past. Through research, conservation, and education, the Maryland Historical Trust assists the people of Maryland in understanding their historical and cultural heritage. Part of the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP), the Maryland Historical Trust serves as Maryland’s State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM), a unit of the Maryland Historical Trust, within the Maryland Department of Planning, is recruiting for a full time, permanent Digital Archivist. JPPM is located on 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland, and is the State Museum of Archaeology and a center for both regional and statewide archaeological research. It is home to the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab), which houses over 8 million artifacts.
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM) connects people
to the past through history and archaeology and supports the preservation of
Maryland's cultural and natural resources.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Duties for this position will
include creating an archival management plan for paper, photographic and digital
records associated with the MAC Lab’s archaeological collections. This plan
will include creating and managing a database for digital data and conducting
data entry of all metadata for the associated digital records; coordinating
with MAC Lab and Maryland Historical Trust staff regarding the disposition of
digital, photographic and paper records in accordance with the records
retention and disposition schedule for the Maryland State Archives; preparing
digital, photographic and paper records for long-term curation; providing
access to digital records while maintaining protections of confidential
archaeological site location information; assisting with environmental
monitoring of the records storage area; and assisting with grant writing.
Education: Bachelors degree in
archival management, history, archaeology, museum studies or a related field from
an accredited college or university.
Experience: Minimum of one
year’s experience in digital archive management, including experience in
creating metadata descriptions, digitization, and care of born-digital
materials. Additional experience as defined above may be substituted on
a year-for-year basis for the required education.
The applicant must be a US citizen
or have a currently valid work visa.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
The applicant should be able to lift 50 pounds, work on
ladders or in crouching positions.
Please make sure
that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you
meet the qualifications for this recruitment.
concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We
will not consider information submitted after this date.
candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one
The assessment may consist of a rating of your
education, training and experience related to the requirements of the
position. It is important that you
provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education
that is related to this position.
For education obtained outside the
U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign
credential evaluation service needs to be provided before hire.
All information concerning your
qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not
consider information submitted after this date.
application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are not able to apply
online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire
(by the closing date) to:
Department of Budget and Management
Recruitment and Examination Division
301 W. Preston St., Suite 608
Baltimore, MD 21201
Attn: For inquiries
regarding this recruitment, please call 410 767-7950.
Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu
of completing the on-line or paper application. As an equal opportunity
employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting
employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
Appropriate accommodations for
individuals with disabilities are available upon request by
We thank our Veterans for their
service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
Bilingual applicants are also
encouraged to apply.
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