Job: Historian

General Information
Position:
Historian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$52,769.60

Job Category:
Other

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:
 
 General Summary & Essential Responsibilities
 
The position performs responsible professional and administrative work directing a wide range of activities aimed at recognizing and maintaining
Charlotte County's local history resources and collections. Work involves managing a specialist history unit or branch in the Libraries & History Division.
Work involves continuous public contact requiring the exercise of considerable patience, tact, and diplomacy, and the exercise of independent
judgment andinitiative in scheduling, assigning, and coordinating work with that of other units within the system.
 
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Participates in the selection, placement, promotion, training, development, scheduling, discipline, safety, and appraisal of professional,
paraprofessionaland volunteer personnel in the methods, practices, and techniques used in area of specialty as assigned.
  • Manages and develops historic collections: oversees the development and implementation of Collections Management Plan; organizes and cares for collections; produces and maintains exhibits; manages cleaning and storage of collections not in use; and maintains and updates related data and documentation.
  • Preserves historic artifacts and resources: reviews permit requests; develops and manages preservation plan for historic structures; and oversees historical markers.
  • Performs community outreach duties: collaborates with other educational institutions for programming and events; receives and responds to community requests for historical information; and creates and produces publications, papers and other collateral material to promote historical resources.  
  • Develops historical programs, activities, exhibits and special events.
  • Represents the history unit / branch at various meetings, civic events, and on assigned committees and governing boards: attends meetings and participates in planning activities; performs related speaking engagements and public relations activities.
  • Participates in fund-raising activities; prepares and submits grant applications.
  • Assists Division Manager with historical budget preparation, statistics and analysis, and oversight of County-owned historic properties.
  • Performs administrative duties including budget and revenue administration, oversight of routine expenditures and purchases, preparation of written reports, memorandums, letters, and electronic correspondence, interaction with others, and communication through telephone and meetings.
  • Provide exceptional customer assistance, problem-solving, and/or complaints by all forms of communication.

Education:

Min. Education, Licenses and Certifications

Minimum Education and Experience: 
 

  • Master's degree in history, culture studies, museum studies, or related field.
  • Three (3) years of experience historic preservation, history or cultural education or related field.
  • Or an equivalent combination of relevant training, education, and experience.

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
05-16-2019

Application deadline:
06-07-2019

Apply at:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/charlottecountyfl?

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd.

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

Address:
2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd

City:
Port Charlotte

Zip:
33952

County:
Charlotte


Institution Information
Institution Name :
2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd.

Address:
2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd

City:
Port Charlotte

State:
FL

Zip:
33952

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Cindy DiGiacomo

Contact Email:
cynthia.digiacomo@charlottecountyfl.gov

Contact Phone:
941-235-5009

Contact Fax:

How to apply

For more information or to apply:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/charlottecountyfl?


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