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Job Alert: Spokane Tribe of Indians Collections Manager - open until filled

27 Nov 2018 2:43 PM | Rachael Woody

Original Post: http://www.spokanetribe.com/job-description?id=1016


Vacancy Ann. # STOI-18-093
Rate of Pay $21.00 - $23.00 PER HOUR
Opening Date MAY 17, 2018

SUMMARY:  The collections manager is under the direct supervision of the Preservation Manager, and is responsible for the day to day management, supervision and curation of tribal and federally owned collections, associated records, photographs and other archival materials received and held at the STI preservation repository.  This position will have daily supervision over the assistant collections manager.


  • Protection and preservation of museum objects
  • Monitor and record environmental data (% RH, temperature, dust and gaseous pollution,  and/or other inherent vice on a daily basis
  • Oversee/supervises of assistant Collections Manager
  • Inspects and records the conditions of the objects
  • Facilitate the annual physical inventory of all objects as per Bureau of Reclamation policies and procedures
  • Participates in information gathering for the collections management report due at the end of  the year, as one of the BPA/BOR management task (task numbers will change each fiscal year)
  • Administer loan and gift agreements and associated correspondences
  • Directs and tracks internal object movement and object handling for loaned collections and permanent collections
  • Assists/monitors researchers and contractors in the collections storage area
  • Plans and executes collections care, and minimal facility management for the collections building
  • Supervise and trains staff on collections procedure
  • Assists with background historical research for on/off reservation projects
  • Able to assist the Principal Investigator with their field season when needed
  • Communication and organizations skills to oversee and implement programs that work with individual, local, state and federal organizations


  •  Working knowledge of standard museum collections management practices and procedures,  including object handling and cataloguing
  • Experience using collections database, especially Re-discovery Proficio, and digital imaging equipment and photography techniques
  • Experience with audio/visual collections
  • Communication and organizational skills to oversee and implement programs that work with individuals, local, state, and federal organizations
  • Proficient with personal computers and associated software (e.g. Microsoft Office, social media, collections databases)


  •  Bachelor's degree in museum studies
  •  2 years experience working with collections (Native American artifacts, historical artifacts)  and  managing collections in a museum setting
  •  Valid Driver’s License, good driving record, tribally insurable 
  •  Able to work in various weather conditions; must be able to hike to remote sites if needed


  •  Education with a focus on Collections Management preferred
  •  Tribal repository experience preferred                           


Applications Are Available In The Tribal Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

OR, can be downloaded from our website: www.spokanetribe.com

Contact:  Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

(509) 458-6583, FAX: (509) 458-6556

E-mail: sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe.com or andrea.flett@spokanetribe.com

Applications Must Be Received In The Human Resources Department No Later Than

4:30 p.m. On The Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe Reserves The Right To Hire According

To Its Indian Preference Policy

Applicants May Be Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

Positions With The Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A 90-Day Orientation

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