Posteado por: tucidides | 21 enero 2010

Student Job Opportunity, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, Flat Rock, NC

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site in Flat Rock, NC, has an immediate opening for a student temporary employee for the position of Museum Technician (30 hours/week).


Conducting daily museum maintenance and housekeeping for historic furnished interiors.

Cataloging objects and completing electronic data entry.

Preserving and inventorying Sandburg’s library.

Assisting with environmental monitoring program to record temperature, light, humidity and pests and their effects on museum objects.

Performing research for catalog records.

Sharing information with visitors and staff.

Assisting the Museum Curator.


This position requires a bachelor’s degree or at least 1 year of experience in museums or a related field. The museum technician must be a student in good standing enrolled (at least half-time) in a degree-seeking program at an accredited College or University in a program such as Museum Studies, Library Science, History, Art History, or other related fields. You must be a United States citizen, and a background check will be required.

This position requires good hand skills and the ability to work with delicate materials. The museum technician must possess a general knowledge of computers and basic data entry skills. The physical requirements for this position include walking and standing for prolonged periods of time, bending, climbing ladders, lifting up to 50 pounds, and using cutting tools.

How to Apply:

Send a copy of most recent college transcript, resume (with expected graduation/completion date), 2 references, and a letter from the college indicating that student is enrolled at least half-time in a degree-seeking program to:

Attn: Ashley Tate
Carl Sandburg Home NHS
81 Carl Sandburg Lane
Flat Rock, NC 28731-8635

Fax: 828-693-4179

Contact Museum Curator Ashley Tate at or 828-693-4178 with questions.
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