This position oversees and is responsible for the operations of the Stephen H. Hart Research Center. The Research Center is one of the primary points of access to the History Colorado collection and is open to the public. The Research Center is starting a transformation to activate the space and collections and engage our users, we are looking for a Research Center Manager to implement this new vision for the Research Center and provide feedback and ideas along the way.
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If you are considering a career opportunity with the goal of making a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of History Colorado. Our professionals inspire generations to find wonder and meaning in our past and to engage in creating a better Colorado. The History Colorado Center is a convenient location to downtown shopping, restaurants, and cultural facilities in the Golden Triangle district. In addition to a great location, we offer fantastic benefits including:
HISTORY COLORADO has a strong commitment to diversity and cultural competence.
We welcome responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
THE STEPHEN H. HART RESEARCH CENTER
The Stephen H. Hart Research Center is part of the Curatorial Services & Collections Access division of History Colorado. Our mission is to collect, preserve, study, share, collaborate, stimulate appreciation for, and advance knowledge of Colorado history. We have 3 primary mechanisms that are demonstrated in our work that accomplish this mission: 1) provide and increase access to the collection, 2) provide high standards of collections stewardship for physical and intellectual care, and 3) making history matter.
History Colorado's artifacts and original documentary materials are central to our educational and interpretive mission. The collection currently comprises approximately 225,000 artifacts, 1,000,000+ photographs, and 9,000+ linear feet of textual and archival materials. History Colorado collects in three main areas: archives, artifacts, and photography. The artifact collection is further divided into three curatorial areas: Culture and Community, Art and Design, and Business & Industry. Please visit historycolorado.org for more information about the collection.
Master's degree in Museum Studies, Archives, History, Art History, Library Science (or related degree) and minimum of 3 years of consistent, full-time practical experience.
Thank you for your interest. Submit an on-line application by clicking the link below or submit a State of Colorado Application for Announced Vacancy and all supplemental questions according to the instructions provided below. Failure to submit a complete and timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that application materials are received by the appropriate Human Resources office before the closing date and time listed above.
State of Colorado Job Opportunities: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/2438290/research-center-manager