🔗Grant Curation Specialist
Website Mississippi Department of Archives and History
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History was founded in 1902 to collect, preserve, and provide access to the archival resources of the state. Our commitment to preservation continues today through the work of the department’s five divisions: Archives and Records Services, Administration, Historic Preservation, Museums, and Programs and Communication. The Historic Preservation team works with property owners to preserve the state’s historic sites and structures.
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) is seeking a grant curation specialist to serve in the archaeology section of Historic Preservation. This individual oversees the assignment, management, and tracking of curated state collections and ensures compliance with NAGPRA. They also play a crucial role in identifying, registering, and safeguarding archaeological sites owned by the state of Mississippi. This position reports to the Director of Archaeological Collections. It is a one-year grant-funded position that may have the potential for extension.
This individual will:
- Catalog, clean, document, photograph, and rehouse archaeological collections.
- Ensure collections meet the 36CFR79 standards.
- Aid in maintaining the curation inventory.
- Generate progress reports for the Director of Archaeological Collections.
- Collaborate with the grant coordinator to produce associated reports.
- Carry out duties per NAGPRA requirements and other duties as assigned.
Candidates must be reliable, demonstrate organizational skills, and have the ability to maintain focus.