Job Posting: Photograph Archivist, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana

This is a grant-funded, temporary position to arrange, preserve, describe, and catalog the Lee Metcalf Film collection and the Ed Craney Photograph collection, to select photographs and audio/visual materials related to Ed Craney and the Greater Montana Foundation for digitization, to upload segments of some audio/visual materials to the Montana Memory Project (MMP) and to conduct an inventory of the MHS Research Center’s film collection. This is a temporary position with funds anticipated until December 31, 2015.

The Montana Historical Society can offer you: Health Care Benefits, opportunity, job stability, and the chance to live and work in Helena, MT!

For this position, MHS offers yearly benefits, which include:

• The State of Montana contribution of $10,644 /yr. towards health, life, dental, and optional vision insurance for calendar year 2015;
• Approximately 8% matching contribution to the retirement fund;
• 15 days paid vacation, 12 days sick leave, and 10 paid holidays.

In your cover letter, please state the degrees you have completed and discuss your knowledge or experience working with historic photographs, films and audio visual materials in an archival setting.

The position will remain open until filled, but candidates should submit completed applications by November 30, 2014, to be considered in an initial screening of applications.

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